2017 General Election FAQ

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  • How many persons were registered when the House of Assembly was prorogued on April 11th, 2017 (minus deceased persons and dual registrations)

    A. Certified as 181,543. By the Parliamentary Commissioner, Sherlyn Hall, May 1st, 2017.

  • What was the total number of persons who cast ballots in the 2017 General Elections? *(In The Bahamas and at polling sites overseas)

    A. 160,409. As per the Q FORM(s) (x39), recounted May 12th, and Published May 15th, 2017.

  • What was the Voter Turnout percentage (%) for the General Elections 2017?

    160,409 – Number of Votes X 100=88.3%
    181,543 – Number of Registered Voters
  • Which constituencies had the highest (%) voter turnout?

    In New Providence

    • Seabreeze (89.8%)
    • Yamacraw (89.7%)
    • Ft. Charlotte (89.5%)

    In Grand Bahama

    • West Grand Bahama (90.1%)
    • Central Grand Bahama (90.07%)
    • Marco City (89.6%)

    In The Other Family Islands

    • MICAL (94.6%)

    *Percentage variance between highest and lowest (ALL ISLANDS) +/- 12.5%

  • How many Registered Voters did not vote?

    A. 21,131* (calculated)

2021 General Election Poll Projection Results 
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Parliamentary Registration Department Notice
Election Agents for:
Daquan Swain (Independent)
Kingsley Smith (PLP)
Lincoln Bain (COI)
Ricardo Grant (FNM)
Terneille Burrows (Independent)

Are advised to report to their assigned polling place in advance of the start of pre-polling process, which begins at 7:30 am.

*Note that the time specified in the Act for the start of the pre-polling process is strictly adhered to. It is each candidate’s responsibility to ensure their agents are in place at the given time. Failure to do so will result in the process beginning without them.