Prime Minister of the Bahamas

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Prime Minister of The Bahamas
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Arms of Her Majesty's Bahamian Government
Incumbent
Perry Christie

since 8 May 2012
Style The Right Honourable
Term length Five years
Inaugural holder Sir Lynden Pindling
Formation 1969

This is a list of Prime Ministers of the Bahamas.

The Prime Minister of the Bahamas is the head of the Government of the Bahamas. He is also the Minister of Finance and the Member of Parliament (MP) for New Providence and North Abaco.

List of Prime Ministers of the Bahamas (1955-Present)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
Chief Minister of The Bahama Islands (1955–1964)
1 Roland Symonette 1955 7 January 1964 United Bahamian Party
Premiers of The Bahama Islands (1964–1967)
(1) Roland Symonette 7 January 1964 16 January 1967 United Bahamian Party
2 Lynden Pindling 16 January 1967 1969 Progressive Liberal Party
Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahama Islands (1969–1973)
(1) Lynden Pindling 1969 10 July 1973 Progressive Liberal Party
Prime Ministers of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas (1973–Present)
(1) Lynden Pindling 10 July 1973 21 August 1992 Progressive Liberal Party
2 Hubert Ingraham 21 August 1992 3 May 2002 Free National Movement
3 Perry Christie 3 May 2002 4 May 2007 Progressive Liberal Party
(2) Hubert Ingraham 4 May 2007 8 May 2012 Free National Movement
(3) Perry Christie 8 May 2012 Incumbent Progressive Liberal Party

Deputy Prime Ministers[change | change source]