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Democratic National Alliance (DNA)

BRIEF HISTORY

The Democratic National Alliance or The DNA is a newly formed political party in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. The party is currently led by Branville McCartney, former MP for Bamboo Town.

The party is devoted to deepening democracy, upholding equity and the rule of law, safeguarding individual freedoms, diversification of the economy and educational reform. In the 2012 General Election, the party contested all thirty-eight parliamentary constituencies, the first third party to do so in Bahamian history; but lost in all of the races, including that in McCartney's constituency. However, they did manage to secure approximately 13,186 votes; enough to swing the outcomes of at least 15 different areas. Experts believe that without the DNA, the Free National Movement would have been successful in retaining the government in the 2012 general elections.

 

Country Profile QUICK FACTS
Leader Branville McCARTNEY
Founded 2012
Party Colour Green and white
Party Symbol Lighthouse
Ideology  
Political Position  
House of Assembly seats - 2012 0/38
Youth Arm Young Democratics
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Country Profile CONTACT INFORMATION
P.O. Box: AP59217 slot 2008, Nassau, Bahamas.
headquarters@mydnaparty.org
(242) 32-MYDNA (326-9362) or 394-1080/2
Country Profile DNA RESOURCES
Download Manifesto      
DNA 2012 Manifesto      
Country Profile DNA MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
Currently, there are no DNA members in the House of Assembly.
Country Profile DNA APPOINTED SENATORS
Currently, there are no DNA members in the Senate.

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