Tuesday, November 24, 2020

PM shuts down early election speculation and reveals plans for a permanent voter register


NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis suggested yesterday his administration will go the full term before calling a general election sometime in May 2022.

The statement came amid widespread speculation about an early election as the government prepares to table legislation to create a permanent voter’s register.

“Election is due on, I think, May 2022,” the prime minister told reporters on the sidelines of a Small Business Development Centre grant presentation at the Gladstone Road Freight Terminal.

“That’s what I know, so [the] election is not due until May 2022. Watch news video >>