There are three hundred and thirty nine (339) candidates contesting the December 2, 2019 Local Government Elections.
The People’s National Movement (PNM) and the United National Congress (UNC) are the only two political parties which have put forward a full slate of candidates. In addition to the PNM and the UNC, the Congress of the People (COP), the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), Movement for National Development (MND), the Port of Spain Peoples Movement (PPM) and the National Transformation Party (NTP) have advanced candidates in some of the electoral districts. The PPM’s candidates are contesting the twelve electoral districts in the City of Port-of-Spain. The lone candidate for NTP is contesting the electoral district of Calvary, in the Borough of Arima.
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