LBC NEWS understand that Basil Waite will be the standard bearer for the next general Elections in Northeast St. Elizabeth. He defeated Former Mayor of Black River Everton Fisher in a runoff to replace outgoing Member of Parliament Evon Redman.
Waite polled 576 to Fisher 271.
Northeast St Elizabeth is considered a safe PNP seat.
In the run-up to the runoff tensions were rising and spill over today when supporters of Everton Fisher accused the PNP Hierarchy of colluding with the Waite camp to ensure he wins.