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2017 Abaco Local Government Nominees

With local government election days away, we have sought to provide a complete listing of all nominees. Up to press time we were missing Cooper Town and Moors Island and we will seek to update the list online and via Facebook with all names as soon as possible.

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What is Local Government

As voters go to the polls on June 22 to elect persons from their community to serve through local Committees and Councils it would be good to review what local-government is.

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Abaco Elects Albury and Henfield as Next Members of Parliament; Free National Movement to Form New Government

By the time the polls closed at 6pm, Abaco had decided its next two MPs: James Albury (FNM) for Central / South Abaco and Darren Henfield (FNM) for North Abaco.

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Chamber Hosts Candidate Question and Answer Panel

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held a “Meet Your Candidate” event for both the North Abaco and Central and South Abaco constituencies where candidates answered a series of questions that were collected from residents.

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Candidates Speak with Chamber Directors

It was universally accepted that Abaco does not get a fair share returned for what its economy contributes to the Treasury. It was conceded that more authority needs to be given local government.

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Minnis Lays Out Goals During Moore’s Island Headquarters Launch

A delegation of Free National Movement (FNM) representatives headed to Moore’s Island for the launch of its FNM Headquarters on April 8. Supporters from various South Abaco communities including Sandy Point, Spring City and Marsh Harbour also travelled to Moore’s Island either by boat or airplane.

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Curry Defends House Absences

According to the report Mr. Curry has been absent from parliamentary proceedings 102 times out of the 220 times the House of Assembly has met this term.

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BCP Launches Abaco Candidates

She promised that the BCP would bring a “better economy, prosperity, and no high taxes.” Before giving background information on the candidates.

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Davis Endorses Curry as the “Man with a Vision” During North Abaco Event

Many residents assembled at the S.C. Bootle Ball Park in Cooper’s Town. Some traveled from as far as Sandy Point and the surrounding Cays and took the opportunity to speak with the North Abaco Member of Parliament, Renardo Curry.

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DNA Leaders Visit Abaco

Party leader Branville McCartney, along with deputy leader Christopher Mortimer and other DNA party officials visited Sandy Point, Marsh Harbour, Man-O-War and Hope Town during their weekend visit with their candidates, Central and South Abaco’s Ruth Flowers and North Abaco’s Claire Basden.

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