Prime Minister of the Bahamas

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Prime Minister of The Bahamas
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Incumbent
Philip Davis

since September 17, 2021
StyleThe Most Honourable
AppointerGovernor-General of the Bahamas
Term lengthAt the Governor-General's pleasure (normally 5 years)
Inaugural holderSir Lynden Pindling
Formation10 May 1969
Salary86,000 BSD annually[1]
Websitebahamas.gov.bs

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[change | change source]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in office
1 Lynden Pindling
(1930–2000)
1977
1982
1987
10 July 1973 21 August 1992 19 years,

42 days

Progressive Liberal Party
2 Hubert Ingraham.jpg Hubert Ingraham
(1947–)
1992
1997
21 August 1992 3 May 2002 9 years,

255 days

Free National Movement
3 Perry Christie 2013 (cropped).jpg Perry Christie
(1942–)
2002 3 May 2002 4 May 2007 5 years,

1 day

Progressive Liberal Party
(2) Hubert Ingraham.jpg Hubert Ingraham
(1947–)
2007 4 May 2007 8 May 2012 5 years,

4 days

Free National Movement
(3) Perry Christie 2013 (cropped).jpg Perry Christie
(1942–)
2012 8 May 2012 11 May 2017 5 years,

3 days

Progressive Liberal Party
4 Hubert Minnis 2016.jpg Hubert Minnis
(1954–)
2017 11 May 2017 17 September 4 years, 129 days Free National Movement
5 Philip Brave Davis Upscaled.jpg Philip Davis
(1951–)
2021 17 September 2021 Incumbent 62 days Progressive Liberal Party

Deputy prime ministers[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Statute Law of The Bahamas. "Parliamentarians (Salaries and Allowances) Act" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-06-29.