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This section provides information on general elections held in the Bahamas from 1962 until present.  Click on the year or specific date for further information.
 OVERVIEW
Year Specific Date   Winning Party Total
Seats
Voter
Turnout
  Party % Votes Seats
1962 Wed, 2 May 1962   United Bahamian Party 36.14% 18 33 -
1967 Tue, 10 Jan 1967   Progressive Liberal Party + Labour Party 47.74% 19 38 -
1968 Wed, 10 Apr 1968   Progressive Liberal Party 66.51% 29 38 85.50%
1972 Tue, 19 Sep 1972   Progressive Liberal Party 59.00% 29 38 87.99%
1977 Tue, 19 Jul 1977   Progressive Liberal Party 54.74% 30 38 89.92%
1982 Thu, 10 Jun 1982   Progressive Liberal Party 56.86% 32 38 89.76%
1987 Fri, 19 Jun 1987   Progressive Liberal Party 53.54% 31 43 87.90%
1992 Wed, 19 Aug 1992   Free National Movement 44.85% 33 49 91.15%
1997 Fri, 14 Mar 1997   Free National Movement 57.70% 34 40 93.17%
2002 Thu, 2 May 2002   Progressive Liberal Party 51.78% 29 40 90.18%
2007 Wed, 2 May 2007   Free National Movement 49.85% 23 41 92.11%
2012 Mon, 7 May 2012   Progressive Liberal Party 48.62% 29 38 90.78%
2017 Wed, 10 May 2017   Free National Movement 56.99% 35 39 88.36%
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Key
DNA = Democratic National Alliance; FNM = Free National Movement; PLP = Progressive Liberal Party; IND = Inpendent candidate; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
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