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The Bahamas Electoral Legislation
Provisions governing the conduct and procedure of national elections are principally found in the Parliamentary Elections Act, 1992, which provides guidelines for the registration of voters, the conduct of elections, election- day procedures, electoral offenses, the counting of votes, ascertainment of electoral results and procedures for the contesting of elections. Legislation governing the electoral process is provided below.
The Bahamas Independence Order (1973) Download
The Bahamas Constitution (1973) Download
Bahamas Constitution (Amendment) Act (2002) Download
The Bahamas Constitution (Amendment) (No. 2) Act (2002) Download
Constitutional Referendum Regulations (2002) Download
Parliamentary Elections Act (1992) Download
Parliamentary Elections Act (2008) Download
Parliamentary Elections Polling Divisions Order (2007) Download
Parliamentary Elections Polling Divisions Order (2011) Download
Parliamentary Elections Symbols and Time Off Regulations (2002) Download
House of Assembly Revision of Boundaries and Re-distribution of Seats Order (2007) Download
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