Team UNC leader had gained 15,477 votes in yesterday’s election, while her challengers Roodal Moonilal and Vasant Bharath got 1,466 and 1,102 respectively.
Persad Bissessar thanked voters for coming out and performing their duty as members of the Party.
Both Moonilal and Bharath had raised concerns over the quality of the electoral ink used with Moonilal stating that he would contact his lawyers over the matter.
She revealed that despite this and in spite of all that was said in campaigning leading up to the UNC’s internal elections, she had received word that her opponents were still interested in working with her to build the party.
Newly elected Political Leader of the UNC, Kamla Persad-Bissessar