These results have been prepared by Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall and were released on Thursday. See Friday's Tribune for a full breakdown of each constituency's polling divisions:
10.50pm: The overall totals so far for the referendum bills are: QUESTION 1 - Yes 27,494, No 44,175; QUESTION 2 - Yes 20,742, No 51,130; QUESTION 3 - Yes 24,266, No 47,665; QUESTION 4 - Yes 15,133, No 56,609.
REFERENDUM results from Fort Charlotte, Fox Hill, Marathon and Sea Breeze – the remaining four undisclosed constituencies from Tuesday’s vote – were released to the public yesterday, with all four adhering to result trends already set earlier this week.
One core principle of my public speaking programme is asking the right questions.
ONE of the core principles emphasised in my public speaking programme is the importance of thinking critically and asking the ‘right’ questions. To speak well you must think well. There is no other way to gain clarity about who, what, when, where, why and or how the situation you’re observing came into being.
One of the core principles emphasised in my public speaking programme is the importance of thinking critically and asking the ‘right’ questions. To speak well you must think well.
DNA LEADER Branville McCartney yesterday said the government’s referendum questions “make it seem” like gambling and web shop gaming is already legal.
THERE will be two questions on the much-awaited gambling referendum for the legalisation of a national lottery and web-shops, one pastor said yesterday after a meeting with Prime Minister Perry Christie.
HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie said he is considering implementing a Prime Minister’s question and answer period in Parliament as he warned members of Parliament to be on notice that the practice of the governing party avoiding questions will not continue.
FOLLOWING opposition criticism for not yet releasing the gambling referendum questions, Prime Minister Perry Christie said Bahamians will be appraised of the questions “in the very near future”.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie has questioned why the vote-no campaign is taking issue with the first referendum question when, they had opportunity to personally speak with him on the question, prior to its release.
BAHAMIAN women have pressing questions they want to ask men and they are determined to get answers.
LIGHTHOUSE Point. So much of what I read is emotion ... are there any facts?
NATIONAL Security Minister Bernard Nottage said he was “disappointed” the Bahamas Christian Council did not voice its objections to the wording of the gambling referendum question when the question was first presented to them, prior to its release.
It is easy to be the smartest person in the room when the right questions are not being asked, and if I were a lawyer representing a client it would be in the interest of my client/clients to get the questions right.
THE auditors examining claims of misuse of funds at the National Insurance Board have no questions for former NIB director Algernon Cargill despite the fact that he is at the centre of the investigation, according to Mr Cargill’s attorney Alfred Sears.
HEALTH Minister Renward Wells yesterday suggested House Speaker Halson Moultrie does not have the sole authority to implement a Prime Minister’s question and answer period in Parliament, telling reporters “the rules of the House are set by its members”.
On behalf of the Bahamas Christian Council and the Save Our Bahamas Vote No Campaign Committee, I hereby write to register our objection to the wording of the web shop gambling question.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie said his Cabinet will decide today whether there will be one or two questions on the gambling referendum form that is scheduled to be voted on on January 28, 2013.
I am seeking verification of a statement made by the government/prime minister in response to the Bahamas Christian Council’s questioning the action taken to alter Question No 1 prior to its publication without the courtesy of notifying the Council of the change…