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LDS will be contesting in all 26 districts in the upcoming National Assembly election in October 2020. Meet the dedicated men and women who will be representing each constituency.

Candidates for The National Assembly Elections

Clifford Andre
Clifford AndreConstituency: Anse Aux Pins
Flory Larue
Flory Larue Constituency: Anse Royale
Francois Adelaide
Francois Adelaide Constituency: Baie Lazare
Francois is 46 years of age and a father of 2 children who has lived in Baie Lazare all his life. He completed his studies in 1996 and worked as a nurse for the Ministry of Health from 1997 - 2001. Francois was a member of the 6th National Assembly who raised pertinent issues for his constituency during his tenure. He has always advocate and promoting the inhabitants of Baie Lazare to express themselves independently. Francois was a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee who were instrumental in the inception of the Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity commission (TRNUC) that we know today
Sandy Arrisol
Sandy ArrisolConstituency: Bel Ombre
Regina Esparon
Regina EsparonConstituency: Glacis
Regina is a veteran politician/activist at the tender age of 55 years old and a homegrown talent who have lived at Glacis all her life. In her professional career, Regina worked as a nurse within the Ministry of Health which she often found difficulties in expressing herself freely during the one party state. In 1997, Regina started her journey in politics and she always fought to bring change to Glacis. It was a difficult road full of disappointments, but that never discouraged her from achieving her goals for Glacis.
Loncey Micock
Loncey MicockConstituency: Inner Islands
Loncey is a family man of 47 years who has been living and working on La Digue for the last 20 years, the number of years Loncey has dedicated to La Digue's speaks volume, and with the same determination and dedication, LDS will achieve much more. Loncey was a member on the District Regional Council for La Digue and Inner Islands from 2018 - 2019, this gave Loncey another welcoming opportunity to devote his time and energy to the development of La Digue
Michel Roucou
Michel RoucouConstituency: Mont Fleuri
Michel is 35 years old and a proud father of 2 children. He grew up in Mont Fleuri all his life and went to school there. He started his journey in politics at a young age, mobilising supporters for the opposing side. Michel was a former US activist who's political beliefs took a different path resulting in a young, dynamic and passionate young man joining LDS.
Richard Labrosse
Richard LabrosseConstituency: Plaisance
Richard is 36 years old and grew up in Belvedere, a sub-district of Plaisance. As a young active member of his community, Richard is also the Chairman for LAMP, an NGO that works with youth going through difficulties, especially those still at school. He is also an observer for elections taking place in the SADC countries and also the African Union and also a proud peacekeepers for the East African Standby Force (EASF). Richard plans to bring a more inclusive mindset for Plaisance where all inhabitants will have a role to play in the development of its district.
Sathyanarayan Naidu
Sathyanarayan NaiduConstituency: St Louis
Philip Arissol
Philip ArissolConstituency: Anse Boileau
Philip is 50 years old and a resident of Anse Boileau since 1975, during his time living in Anse Boileau, Philip has developed a solidarity and strong relationship with the inhabitants. Always playing an active role in his community, Philip coached the local basketball team to numerous victories. In 2018, he convincingly won the by-election for Anse Boileau constituent by more than 1100 votes. Philip's moto for the upcoming legislative election is to "make Anse Boileau great again, where all our residents will be proud”
Kelly Samynadin
Kelly SamynadinConstituency: Au Cap
Kelly is 31 years young and has been living in the district of Au Cap for the pass 13 years, This has given her plenty of opportunities to come face to face with the challenges inflicting Au Cap. Kelly is a teacher by profession that consider her job to be a noble one, since she will be playing a key role in the upbringing of some of our future professionals and leaders. As the Chairperson for the LDS Youth Association, Kelly has always been engaged in working with the youth in Seychelles, by giving them a platform to be able to voice out about the challenges in their community and discuss solutions.
John Hoareau
John HoareauConstituency: Beau Vallon
John is 51 years of age and grew up in the district of Beau Vallon. In his professional career, John was a secondary school teacher but he also taught at NYS and more recently at the University of Seychelles. John was also a member of the 6th National Assembly who made history in 2016 by winning a majority. Before the 6th National Assembly was dissolved, John brought a motion requesting the government to give family planning services to under 18's and also to decentralised services for communicable diseases.
Philip Monthy
Philip Monthy Constituency: Cascade
Philip Monthy is 45 years of age and a son of Cascade who comes from a family of 10 children. He was brought up with strong family values such as working hard, always love your family, honesty and integrity amongst others. In school, Philip always took his studies seriously and would often excel in his lessons, He would take part in the school quiz competition and contributed in the school's triumph. In his professional career, Philip was a teacher in various institutions, including secondary schools, NYS, STA, ALDEC and finally a quality assurance officer at SITE. Philip is currently in his 3rd and final year of his Master's Degree in Leadership and Management.
Wavel Woodcock
Wavel WoodcockConstituency: Grand Anse Praslin
Wavel Woodcock is 38 years old native of Praslin who attended both primary and secondary school on Praslin. Wavel is also a university graduate who firmly believe in equality and social justice for all Seychellois. During his younger days, Wavel dedicated most of his time to working with the youth through non-profit organisation. Wavel has a passion for Praslin and its inhabitants, irrespective of their colour, religion, sex or political affiliation, as a member of the 6th National Assembly, Wavel fought tirelessly for Praslin at every opportune moments.
Bernard Georges
Bernard Georges Constituency: Les Mamelles
Rosie Bistoquet
Rosie BistoquetConstituency: Pointe Larue
Rosie is a 59 year old mother of 2 children who has lived in Pointe Larue for the last 41 years and never one to shy away from giving a hand in the development of her district. In her professional career, Rosie worked for the Ministry of Health for 41 years, starting as a training nurse to become a Director. Her contributions to the health sector has been tantamount to their success earning her a degree in Leadership and Nursing Management with plans to complete her Masters in Publich Health Management. Rosie was part of the District Regional Council for the East region, ultimately being responsible for Pointe Larue, Cascade and Anse Aux Pins. Always being busy and committed, Rosie was also a prominent member of the LDS Women's Association, whereby she promoted women's empowerment in by giving women a platform to voice out and contribute to the challenges affecting them in the community.
Jany Letourdi
Jany LetourdiConstituency: Roche Caiman
Jany is 59 years young and she always had a passion for art for as long as she can remember. She has lived in Roche Caiman for the last 25 years. Jany was part of the historical 6th National Assembly and brought her first motion asking the Government to take into account the shift work in the tourism sector so that single mothers can have more time with their kids thus creating a positive family environment. Jany has always fought injustice in Seychelles and will continue to give her support in respect to that. As a member of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), where the Parliamentary bodies from 179 countries meet up to discuss various issues, such as women and children hoping to bring greater awareness to their cause.
Terence Mondon
Terence MondonConstituency: Takamaka
Georges Romain
Georges RomainConstituency: Anse Etoile
George is 50 years old and married with 2 children, he has been living in the Anse Etoile district for more than 7 years and he has been overwhelmed by the manor he has been accepted and welcomed in the community. George is not new to the election environment, in 2016, he was an observer for LDS at the polling station, including the counting of ballot papers. As the MNA for Anse Etoile, George envisage a more unified Anse Etoile where every inhabitants have a contributing role to play in the development of Anse Etoile, irrespective of their political affiliations, colour, sex or religion.
Doyace Porice
Doyace PoriceConstituency: Baie Ste Anne
Born and raised in Baie Ste Anne, Doyace is a proud native daughter of Praslin. In her professional career, Doyace worked as a clerk to the MNA's office for St Louis. For 27 years, Doyace also worked for the government in various departments including Education, Youth and Local Government. This opportunity has given her a valuable insight of the challenges and bureaucracies that exist and a clearer understanding of how to manage these key issues. Doyace has always promoted women's empowerment, as the Chairperson for LDS Women's Association, Doyace has organised numerous educational programmes aimed at supporting more women empowerment.
Norbert Loizeau
Norbert LoizeauConstituency: Bel Air
Andy Labonte
Andy LabonteConstituency: English River
Andy is 39 years of age, an inhabitant of English River all his life. This has presented the opportunity to experience first hand the challenges facing English River. As a spiritual person, Andy advocates unity and tolerance in his everyday life, with a mindset of working together to achieve a common goal. Many people may know him as a taxi driver and that profession has given Andy the opportunity to meet and interact with people from all different walks of life, and Andy would always greet everyone with the same beaming Seychellois trademark smile
Waven William
Waven WilliamConstituency: Grand Anse Mahe
Gervais Henrie
Gervais HenrieConstituency: Mont Buxton
Gervais is 48 years old and is the former MNA for Mont Buxton in the 6th National Assembly, a job he conducted diligently. Even though he lives in English River, which is a stone throw away from Mont Buxton, Gervais can be seen in Mont Buxton daily, either on a stroll, visiting friends or following up on his constituency work. Gervais has an aspiration to lead Mont Buxton alongside its inhabitants who must play a far greater role in the development of their district, a task he planned to achieve by bringing much needed energy and determination.
Desheila Bastienne
Desheila BastienneConstituency: Perseverance
Desheila is a 58 year old proud mother of 4 children who has lived in various district across Mahe, including St Louis, Beau Vallon and Mont Buxton. In her professional career, Desheila worked as a supervisor in the banking sector. In 2017, Desheila chaired the LDS Women's Association, a platform that empower and support women in society. This position has allowed Desheila to build a rapport various personalities irrespective of their religion, colour or political affiliation. During the 4 years working alongside the inhabitants of Perseverance, Desheila has identified key issues and challenges she will be addressing whilst working side by side with her constituency.
Godfra Hermitte
Godfra HermitteConstituency: Port Glaud
Godfra is 57 years old and has lived in Port Glaud district all his life. During his professional career, Godfra has worked tirelessly with the youth, first through the Youth and Community Development programme in 1980, followed by a 3 year stint at the NYS. As an MNA for Port Glaud, Godfra will continue to support the youth and engaging them in the development of their district. Godfra has also worked as the Assistant Commissioner of Police and served 32 years within the the police force. More recently, he was nominated and selected as the District Representative for the West Region, including Port Glaud. With a more inclusive approach irrespective of any politic affiliation, Godfra has an extensive plan to bring developments to Port Glaud that will benefit the whole community.

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