Fort Charlotte Constituencies and Candidates

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May 02, 2012




Constituency            Candidates        Registered Voters                    Island

 Fort Charlotte                   3                       5152                          New Providence





Zhivargo Laing FNM Free National Movement


As the seventh child of hotel worker Cedric Laing and former senator Naomi Seymour,he was born on September 7, 1967 and grew up on Grand Bahama. He attended Lewis Yard Primary School and Hawksbill High School before moving to Nassau. He is married to Zsa Zsa LaRoda. Together, they have two children. He published three books: “College, Career and Money – A Guide for Teens and Young Adults”, “A Trust Out of this World” and “Who Moved My Conch – Understanding How Free Trade will affect the Bahamian Economy”.

He also writes a weekly column "Straight Up Talk".After moving to Nassau, he attended the College Of The Bahamas Agro-economics. Laing went on to pursue graduate courses at George Washington University, concentrating on business administration.  The Hon. Zhivargo S. Laing was sworn in as Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance by His Excellency the Hon. Arthur D. Hanna as the Free National Movement (FNM) representative in the House of Assembly for the Marco City Constituency in the May 02, 2007, general election.



Dr. Andre Rollins PLP Progressive Liberal Party



Dr. Rollins was born in Nassau thirty-five years ago and is a 1992 graduate of Saint John’s College. After graduating from Boston University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology, he pursued his graduate and post graduate studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Rollins established a private practice in Massachusetts, U.S.A. between 2003 and 2004 before establishing his private dental practice in The Bahamas.  Dr. Rollins served as president of the Bahamas Dental Association President from 2004 to 2011.  Dr. Rollins is not a new comer to the local political scene. He served as chairman of the National Development Party (NDP) and contested the Elizabeth seat in a bye election held in February 2010. 

Mark Humes DNA Democratic National Alliance

Chairman of the Democratic National Alliance and an Assistant Professor in the School of English Studies at the College of the Bahamas, Mark Humes is the son of Marsha Young (nee Humes) and Alfred St. George Clare Jr. As a young boy, Mark grew up in the Ft. Charlotte community with his grandparents, noted writer and social commentator Audley Humes and his wife Lillian, who still lives in their family home in Chippingham.  A certified USATF track and field coach, Humes served as the head men and women track and field coach at the Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia and as the Assistant men’s sprint coach at Morehouse College and the University of Puerto Rico. He has coached noted Bahamian athletes Derrick Atkins, Aaron Cleare, and Adrian Gibson to national and international success and, along with Pauline Davis-Thompson, established the track club, the Bahamas High-performance Academy. 

News date : 05/02/2012    Category : About Bahamians, Politics

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