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There are 19 members of the Turks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly. Fifteen of these are directly elected by voters in an election, four are appointed by the Governor: he appoints two himself and agrees one nomination each from the Premier and Leader of the Opposition. The House also includes a Speaker, elected by the elected and appointed members of the House, and the Attorney General, who serves as non-voting ex-officio member.

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HOUSE COMPOSITION
The House of Assembly has 19 members - 15 elected and 4 appointed.
Elected Seats by Party
  People's Democratic Movement 10
  Progressive National Party 5
Elected Seats by Gender
  Men 9
  Women 6
HOUSE TIMELINE
Election Date
Thursday, 15 December 2016
First Meeting of Parliament
Thursday, 29 December 2016
OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE
Hon. Dwayne TAYLOR Speaker
Hon. Karen Evade MALCOLM, Deputy Speaker
RELATED RESOURCES
Cabinet 2016 - present
House of Assembly (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance and Related Legislation (2009)
Eleventh Legislature of the House of Assembly
GOVERNMENT MEMBERS
  Photo Members Name Electoral District Party
  Hon. Sharlene Linette CARTWRIGHT ROBINSON, Premier All Island District People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Sean Rickard ASTWOOD, Deputy Premier Five Cays People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Edwin ASTWOOD Grand Turk South People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Ralph HIGGS North & Middle Caicos People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Douglas PARNELL Cheshire Hall & Richmond Hill People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Goldray McMillin EWING Blue Hills People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Vaden Delroy WILLIAMS Wheeland People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Derek TAYLOR All Island District People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Josephine CONNOLLY All Island District People's Democratic Movement
  Hon. Karen Evade MALCOLM All Island District People's Democratic Movement
As at 15 December 2016
OPPOSITION MEMBERS
  Photo Members Name Electoral District Party
  Hon. Charles Washington MISICK All Island District Progressive National Party
  Hon. George Alexander LIGHTBOURNE Grand Turk North Progressive National Party
  Hon. Ruth Delores BLACKMAN South Caicos Progressive National Party
  Hon. Akierra Mary MISICK Leeward Progressive National Party
  Hon. Porsha Monique STUBBS SMITH The Bight Progressive National Party
As at 15 December 2016
APOINTED MEMBERS
    Members Name Affiliation
  Hon. Maxivonno THOMAS Government’s Appointed Member
  TBD Opposition’s Appointed Member
  Hon. John PHILLIPS Governor’s Appointed Member
 

Hon. Ternard BUTTERFIELD

Governor’s Appointed Member
As at 20 December 2016
source: http://www.gov.tc
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