Constituency Candidates Registered Voters Island
Elizabeth 3 4754 New Providence
Dr. Duane Sands FNM Free National Movement
Chairman of the Bahamas Medical Council and Chief of Service for the Department of Surgery at Princess Margaret Hospital, Dr. Duane Sands, along with Dr. Conville Brown, pioneered the first open heart surgery in The Bahamas in 1994, a procedure Dr. Sands has performed more than300 times since. With an undergrad degree from Tufts University and a medical degree from Johns Hopkins (1986), Dr. Sands began his surgical career at Wayne State University Department of Surgery where he completed his residency in 1991 and his cardiothoracic fellowship three years later. Since returning to The Bahamas, he has held nearly every leadership position within the medical community.
Ryan Pinder PLP Progressive Liberal Party
L. Ryan Pinder, JD, LLM, LEC, a certified United States tax attorney licensed to practice law in both the United States of America and the Bahamas was born on New Providence on September 13, 1974 to Mr. L. Marvin B. Pinder and Nancy S. Pinder. Ryan is rooted in the PLP as his father, Marvin Pinder, was a Member of Parliament for the Malcolm Creek (1987-1992) and St. Johns' constituencies. He was also a member of Sir Lynden Pindling's Cabinet as the Minister of Local Government and Family Island Affairs.
Charlene Paul DNA Democratic National Alliance
Charlene Paul, born December 17, 1963 in Kingston, Jamaica is the third child born to Harold and Daphne Miller. Her father Harold Miller hails from Fresh Creek, Andros and her mother is a Jamaican born naturalized citizen of The Bahamas. Born in Jamaica while her mother was on vacation, Charlene joined her brother and sister in The Bahamas one month later. Charlene’s schooling took her through the halls of William Sayles Primary School on Nassau Street and St. Anne’s High School in Fox Hill, where she graduated with 7 subjects in the General Certificates of Education (GCEs) exams. As a recipient of a Pilot International Scholarship, Charlene received her initial tertiary education at the College of The Bahamas, graduating with an Associates of Arts degree in Business Administration. She then received a scholarship from BORCO that enabled her to attend the London School of Accountancy in London, England. At the London School of Accountancy, Charlene successfully passed the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants professional exams and became a chartered accountant.
Jay Armbrister IND Independent