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January, 2017

  • 4 January

    Abaco Last in Voter Registry

    Abaco leads the list with the lowest voter registration totals in the country as eligible registered voters numbers are lagging nationwide according to data provided by the Parliamentary Registration Department.

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Sears Conducts “Listening Tour” in Abaco in Lead Up to Leadership Bid

    Alfred M. Sears, Queens Counsel, PLP Candidate for Fort Charlotte, accompanied by his wife Marion, took his “listening tour” to Abaco this weekend and the visit was a resounding success.

  • 29 September

    Curry Ratified for North Abaco

    Renardo Curry, current Member of Parliament for North Abaco, was ratified by the Progressive Liberal Party as the candidate for the North Abaco Constituency once again. His ratification was confirmed Thursday, September 22.

  • 29 September

    Party Leader Addresses Supporters at DNA Town Hall Meeting

    The Democratic National Alliance, headlined by party leader Branville McCartney, held a town meeting on September 1 at St. John the Baptist's Anglican Hall in Marsh Harbour where he outlined his plans for Abaco and the country.

June, 2016

  • 16 June

    Country Rejects Gender Equality

    Some first time voters found themselves turned away from the polls on Election Day. The explanation from polling officers being that these voters were registered to the 2017 Registry, which will deal with the 2017 General Election, and not to the 2012 Registry, which included last General Election the Gaming Referendum and the Gender Equality Referendum.

March, 2016

  • 11 March

    Clarity on Voter Registration Requirements 2016

    Geoffrey McPhee, of the Parliamentary Registration Department, told “The Abaconian” the following is all that is necessary to register to vote according to the country’s Parliamentary Elections Act.

March, 2013

  • 15 March

    New executive members elected for Abaco Softball Association

    On March 6, an election was held for the Abaco Softball Association (ASA) at Cooper’s Town Primary School. Cay Mills was elected as president; Mark Douglas, vice president; Laura Albury, treasurer; George Knowles, assistant treasurer; Juanyette Curry, secretary; Haziel McDonald, assistant secretary; and Nigel Bootle, former ASA president as commissioner.

July, 2012

  • 27 July

    Gomez Chosen as FNM’s North Abaco Candidate

    On July 23 the Free National Movement officially selected and ratified their candidate to run in the North Abaco by-elections. Greg Gomez was chosen and accepted to run on the party’s behalf. The by-election will be called within sixty days after the Right Honourable Hubert Ingraham officially resigns from the House of Assembly on August 31. Other names, besides Mr. Gomez, which were considered by the FNM were Perry Thomas, Jackson McIntosh and Cay Mills. Mr. Gomez was chosen after nearly ten hours of deliberation.