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Prime Minister Of The Bahamas
The prime minister of the Bahamas is the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, autonomous region An autonomous administrative division (also referred ... of the Bahamas The Bahamas (), known officially as The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a sovereign country within the of the in the . It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago's land area and is home to 88% of the archipelago's population. The consists .... The prime minister is formally appointed into office by the governor general of the Bahamas The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas is the representative of the Monarchy of the Bahamas, Bahamian monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II). As The Queen cannot reside in all her Commonwealth realm, realms, she appoints represen ..., who represents Elizabeth II Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Al ...
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List Of Bahamian Flags
A ''list'' is any set of items. List or lists may also refer to: People * List (surname)List or Liste is a European surname. Notable people with the surname include: List * Friedrich List (1789–1846), German economist * Garrett List (1943–2019), American trombonist * Guido von List (1848–1919), Austrian/German writer and occult ... Organizations * List College Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies, known simply as List College, is the undergraduate school of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS). It was founded by Solomon Schechter in 1909 as the Teachers Institute with the original goal ..., an undergraduate division of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America * SC Germania List The SC Germania List is a German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law * Ge ..., German rugby uni ...
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1967 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas The Bahamas (), known officially as The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a sovereign country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago's land area and is home to 88% of the a ... on 10 January 1967. The result was a tie between the Progressive Liberal Party The Progressive Liberal Party ( abbreviated PLP) is a populist and social liberal party in the Bahamas The Bahamas (), known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies ... and the United Bahamian Party The United Bahamian Party (UBP) was a major political party in the Bahamas in the 1950s and 1960s. Representing the interests of the white oligarchy known as the Bay Street Boys, it was the ruling party between 1958 and 1967.Dieter Nohlen (2005), ' ..., both of which won 18 seats. In a reversal of the previous election (in which the P ...
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2002 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas on 2 May 2002. The opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) won 29 of the 40 seats in the Parliament of the Bahamas#House of Assembly, House of Assembly to defeat the governing Free National Movement (FNM). Voter turnout was 90.2%.Dieter Nohlen (2005) ''Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I'', p82 Background In the 1992 Bahamian general election, 1992 election the Free National Movement came to power after defeating the then governing Progressive Liberal Party. Their leader Hubert Ingraham served as List of heads of government of the Bahamas, Prime Minister from 1992 until he announced his intention to step down as Prime Minister at the 2002 general election. Tommy Turnquest was then narrowly elected as the next leader of the FNM and would be the party's candidate for Prime Minister at the election. The FNM government suffered a setback in February 2002 when an attempt to amend the constitution was rejected in 2002 Bah ...
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Perry Christie
Perry Gladstone Christie PC, MP (born 21 August 1943) is a Bahamian Bahamian may refer to anything of or from The Bahamas, an island country located in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Cuba. * Bahamians, citizens of the Bahamas and descendants of the Bahamian diaspora * Bahamian English, a dialect of English spoken ... former politician who served as Prime Minister of the Bahamas The prime minister of the Bahamas is the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony, autonomous ... from 2002 to 2007 and from 2012 to 2017. He is the second longest-serving Bahamian elected parliamentarian (behind the late Sir Roland Symonette who was first elected to parliament in 1925 and served until 1977), representing the CentrevilleCentreville, Centerville, Centre-ville or Centre-Ville and variants may refer to: Places Canada *Centre-ville, th ...
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Perry Christie 2013 (cropped)
Perry is an alcoholic beverage made from fermentation (food), fermented pears, similar to the way cider is made from apples. It has been common for centuries in England, particularly in the Three Counties (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire); it is also made in parts of South Wales and France, especially Normandy and Duchy of Anjou, Anjou. It is also made in The Commonwealth, Commonwealth countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In more recent years, commercial perry has also been referred to as "pear cider", but some organisations (such as Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA) do not accept this as a name for the traditional drink. The National Association of Cider Makers, on the other hand, disagrees, insisting that the terms perry and pear cider are interchangeable.''Pear cider ruling gives perry a timely boost'', ''The Grocer'', 19-05-2007 An over twenty-fold increase of sales of industrially manufactured "pear cider" produced from often imported concent ...
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Free National Movement
The Free National Movement (Abbreviation, abbreviated FNM) is a political party in The Bahamas formed in the early 1970s, led by Sir Cecil Wallace Whitfield. The current leader of the party is Michael Pintard and his deputy Peter Turnquest. It dominated the general election held on 10 May 2017, winning 35 of the 39 seats in the Legislature, but was defeated in 2021, losing 28 seats. History The FNM was established at Jimmy Shepherd's house on Spring Hills Farms in Fox Hill in 1971. The Free-PLP were a breakaway group of eight MPs from the then governing Progressive Liberal Party. This group, which was known as the "Dissident Eight", included Sir Cecil Wallace Whitfield, Sir Arthur Foulkes, Warren J. Levarity, Maurice E. Moore, Dr. Curtis McMillan , James (Jimmy) Shepherd, Elwood Donaldson and George Thompson (Bahamian politician), George Thompson. Following meetings held at Spring Hill Farms, the FNM officially became a political party in October 1971, with Cecil Wallace Whitfie ...
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1997 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas on 14 March 1997.Dieter Nohlen (2005) ''Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I'', p78 The result was a victory for the Free National Movement, which won 34 of the 40 seats. Hubert Ingraham was sworn in for a second term as Prime Minister on 18 March.Bahamas: Elections held in 1997
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1992 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas The Bahamas (), known officially as The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a sovereign country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago's land area and is home to 88% of the a ... on 19 August 1992.Dieter Nohlen Dieter Nohlen (born 6 November 1939) is a German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German na ... (2005) ''Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I'', p78 The ruling Progressive Liberal Party The Progressive Liberal Party ( abbreviated PLP) is a populist and social liberal party in the Bahamas The Bahamas (), known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies ... won only 44.7% of the popular vote and 16 seats in th ...
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Hubert Ingraham
Hubert Alexander Ingraham (born 4 August 1947) is a The Bahamas, Bahamian politician who was Prime Minister of the Bahamas from August 1992 to May 2002 and again from May 2007 to May 2012. He is a member of the Free National Movement Party (FNM). Prior to the 2012 election, he was the FNM's Party Leader and was the Member of Parliament for the North Abaco constituency. He served as Leader of the Opposition in the House of Assembly from 2005 to 2007. In the historic election of August 1992, in which the FNM unseated the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Ingraham succeeded Prime Minister Lynden Pindling, who had headed the PLP government since January 1967. Following his party's victory in the 2007 Bahamian general election, May 2007 election, he became Prime Minister again. After his government was defeated in the 2012 Bahamian general election, 2012 general election, on 7 May Ingraham announced his resignation as FNM leader and as an MP. Youth and early career Ingraham was born 4 ...
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1987 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas on 19 June 1987.Dieter Nohlen (2005) ''Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I'', p78 The result was a victory for the Progressive Liberal Party, which won 31 of the 49 seats. Results References

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1982 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas on 10 June 1982.Dieter Nohlen (2005) ''Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I'', p78 The result was a victory for the Progressive Liberal Party, which won 32 of the 43 seats. Results References

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1977 Bahamian General Election
General elections were held in the Bahamas on 19 July 1977. The result was a victory for the Progressive Liberal Party, which won 30 of the 38 seats. Voter turnout was 92.6%.Colin A. Hughes (1981) ''Race and Politics in the Bahamas'' Results Elected MPs References

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