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January 07, 2013
Why vote Why vote yes

This year, as we begin to celebrate 40 years of independence, the Christie administration is determined to focus the nation's attention and get its input on several important matters that have either been present in our lives for the past four decades, or that may become an important part of our future.

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March 08, 2011
Christie: all PLPs will vote 'no' on the sale of BTC

PLP Leader Perry Christie said last night that all PLP MPs, and Senators will vote "no" on the sale of BTC to Cable and Wireless when the matter comes to the House of Assembly and the Senate.

Declaring before a crowd of supporters at the party's rally at the Golden Gates Shopping Centre that the PLP will be calling for a "division" on this issue, Mr Christie said that they want Bahamians to see a...

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August 30, 2019
Smith case may feature in no-confidence vote

THE Official Opposition's resolution of a vote of no confidence in the prime minister could also ask parliamentarians to consider the government's handling of the case brought against former Senator Frank Smith.Progressive Liberal Party chairman Fred

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Doctors to pursue another strike vote
August 27, 2019
Doctors to pursue another strike vote

Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) President Dr. Melisande Bassett said while the government may have won the first battle, the war is still ongoing, as she pledged to pursue a strike vote for four other trade disputes the union has filed. Her comments come one day [...]

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Speaker doesnt rate PLP chances of success with no-confidence vote
July 30, 2019
Speaker doesnt rate PLP chances of success with no-confidence vote

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie said yesterday the chance of a no confidence vote in Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis succeeding is "negligible".

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July 30, 2019
No-confidence vote Bring it on

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday welcomed the Official Opposition's pledge to move a no-confidence motion against him in the House of Assembly but sidestepped questions about the Town Centre Mall lease that form the basis of the opposition's threat.

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PLP agrees to amend rules to let more vote
July 26, 2019
PLP agrees to amend rules to let more vote

THE Progressive Liberal Party has agreed to amend its constitution to significantly increase the number of delegates that could participate and vote in its national conventions, a change that may impact future leadership races.

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July 29, 2019
'I'll probably abstain on confidence vote'

PINRIDGE MP Frederick McAlpine says he will likely vote to abstain if the Official Opposition brings a no-confidence resolution in the House of Assembly against Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, signalling he will not show public support for the leader of his party.

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Fred Mitchell wins PLP Chairman vote
July 26, 2019
Fred Mitchell wins PLP Chairman vote

FRED Mitchell on Friday won a dominant victory over Obie Wilchcombe in the closely watched chairmanship race at the Progressive Liberal Party convention, receiving XXX votes to Mr Wilchcombe's XXX votes, according to sources...

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Fred Mitchell wins PLP Chairman vote
July 26, 2019
Fred Mitchell wins PLP Chairman vote

FRED Mitchell on Friday won a dominant victory over Obie Wilchcombe in the closely watched chairmanship race at the Progressive Liberal Party convention, receiving 802 votes to Mr Wilchcombe's 338 votes, according to party officials.

The race had turned more heated in recent weeks, with supporters on both sides engaged in lively debate across social media.

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