UPPER Bann DUP has announced that Sydney Anderson and Stephen Moutray will be contesting the Stormont Assembly election on May 5.
Stephen Moutray said, “The coming election in Upper Bann will be crucial in deciding the future direction not only of our community but of the entirety of Northern Ireland. It is essential that all Unionist voters come out and use their ballot in a constructive way. I am delighted to have been chosen by my colleagues in Upper Bann DUP to fight this vital election contest.”
Sydney Anderson replaced David Simpson in the Assembly last year.
“Stepping in to David Simpson’s shoes as the MLA for Upper Bann was a big task, but I am glad that I have continued in David’s path of working hard for the people of Upper Bann,” he said.
“I am grateful for the opportunity I have been given to contest this important election and I hope that the people will rally to our values of hard-work on the ground and delivery through devolution”, he added.
Congratulating Sydney Anderson and Stephen Moutray, First Minister and DUP leader Peter Robinson said, “Sydney and Stephen are two hard-working and conscientious Assembly Members with a proven track record of hard work on behalf of their constituents. “I urge everyone in Upper Bann to support Stephen and Sydney and then to transfer their votes to other Unionists,” he added.