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January, 2017

  • 12 January

    From the Editor’s Desk: Register

    When Parliamentarians are not wasting their time making fun of each other and squabbling over matters of pride, they are making empty promises. Crime remains a huge problem but we’ve heard the same strategies and procedures for the past five years and, in fact, the five years before that. Whoever is in charge seems to think if they simply speak something it will get done, magically, without any follow up. At least this is what I assume from watching our leaders address the same problems year after year with apparent obliviousness to the fact that they said the exact same thing eighteen months prior.

  • 12 January

    Voters Registration Schedule and Information for Central Abaco District

    Please note that only Bahamian Citizens are eligible to register. The applicant must be 18 years of age or older and must have resided in the constituency for at least 3 months.

  • 12 January

    Voter Registration Efforts Ramp Up

    As speculation mounts concerning when the next general elections will be called, Senior Island Administrator Charles Moss said that voter registration exercises will be going into overdrive.

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.

February, 2016

  • 2 February

    Voter Registration Kicks Off

    An up-dated registry of qualified voters is underway leading to national elections in late spring of next year, 2017. A drive to register voters on Abaco is building momentum with evening registrations in many communities. Family Island administrators’ offices are accepting registrations during normal office hours.