June 17, 2016
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis and Loretta Butler-Turner at the FNM rally that saw him see off her challenge to his leadership in 2014.
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LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner revealed yesterday that the Free National Movement’s finance committee requested that she and Leader Dr Hubert Minnis each raise $100,000 to fund the party’s upcoming convention because the organisation had not inspired supporters to donate money over the past few years.
LESS than two weeks before the Free National Movement’s (FNM) highly anticipated national convention, concerns have been heightened over the organisation’s delegates list, The Tribune understands.
WITH three weeks until FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis faces off against Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in the party’s leadership race, both will launch their campaigns tonight.
MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday said that FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis has failed to connect with the Bahamian electorate as he endorsed Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner and Senator Dr Duane Sands as his choices for the party’s two top posts.
A Free National Movement insider said he recently polled Eleuthera’s delegates and found that all seven said they would support Killarney MP Dr Hubert Minnis over Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner in a leadership battle.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday that Long Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner would be a strong contender for leader of the Free National Movement at its upcoming convention, pointing to a poll that he said shows she has pulled ahead of current leader Dr Hubert Minnis in the public’s opinion.