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Faces Return To House Of Assembly

By CELESTE NIXON

Tribune Staff Reporter

cnixon@tribunemedia.net

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Dr Bernard Nottage

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Melanie Griffin

THE PLP won a massive victory yesterday, and many of the faces that defined the first Christie administration are returning to the House of Assembly.

Bains Town and Grants Town incumbent Dr Bernard Nottage retained his seat.

Obediah Wilchcombe was re-elected in West End and Bimini and Melanie Griffin retained her seat in Yamacraw, as did Philip Davis in Cat Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador.

Other PLP incumbents that were re-elected include Ryan Pinder in Elizabeth, Alfred Gray in MICAL, Glenys Hanna-Martin in Englerston, Shane Gibson in Golden Gates, and Fred Mitchell in Fox Hill.

Senator Michael Halkitis was elected to the Golden Isles constituency and Leslie Miller elected to Tall Pines.

Dr Anthony Moss is still the representative for Exumas and Ragged Island.

Fort Charlotte was won by first time PLP candidate Dr Andre Rollins and Kenred Dorsette in Southern Shores, while Picewell Forbes was re-elected in Mangrove Cay and South Andros.

Newcomers Dr Daniel Johnson and Dr Kendal Major won in Carmichael and Garden Hills.

Arnold Forbes won Mount Moriah, Dr Michael Darville Pineridge, Gregory Moss in Marco City and Dion Smith in Nassau Village.

PLP candidate Renward Wells was the winner for the hotly contested Bamboo Town seat.

Incoming Prime Minister Perry Christie was re-elected in Centreville.

PLP candidate Dr Perry Gomez won North Andros and Berry Islands, and his colleague Khaalis Rolle took Pine Wood, while former Senator Hope Strachan won in Seabreeze.

PLP Cleola Hamilton won South Beach, Jerome Fitzergerald Marathon,

The FNM won three seats in New Providence with Hubert Chipman securing the St Anne's constituency, Dr Hubert Minnis Killarney and Richard Lightbourn Montagu.

The FNM won the majority of the seats in the Family Islands with Edison Key re-elected in the Central and South Abaco, Neko Grant in the Central Grand Bahama, Loretta Butler-Turner in Long Island and Peter Turnquest in East Grand Bahama.

The FNM won both seats in Eleuthera - Howard Johnson in Central and South Eleuthera and Theo Neilly in North Eleuthera.

Comments

TalRussell 8 years, 5 months ago

All that is left to decide is what the inscription will read on the FNM's tombstone as a political force ever again in our soon to be returned back to the natives Bahamaland. Maybe the party can secure a free plot up at that failed and now rejected Tommy's family owned graveyard.

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chuck 8 years, 5 months ago

Congratulations to Prime Minister Christie and all who were successful in the election. The contest is over, now let's all come together to make this a better Bahamaland.

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welly 8 years, 5 months ago

Return of the Goon Squad part 2

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concernedcitizen 8 years, 5 months ago

HERE COME THE NEW OIL BARONS ,AND THE POOR WILL GET ABSOLUTLY NOTHING IF THERE IS OIL HERE ,,,WHO NEEDS KOREAN FISHING BOATS ,,WHY STEAL THE FISH WHEN WE CAN RUIN THE ENVIRORMENT AND STEAL THE PEOPLES OIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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dmbain 8 years, 5 months ago

Hey Bahamas we are not red, yellow, gold we are Bahamians. So let stop the beckering and get our country moving. Let us rid our country of overwhleming crime, unemployement, and victimization. Yes Hubert did great and all the best to him but let us get behind the new prime minister and get ou country going,

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242 8 years, 5 months ago

change the flag to red yellow and green...Rasta Party 2017

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