Welcome to the District of Hope Town
in The Abacos, Bahamas!
The District Council after a town meeting in Hope Town. L-R: Councillor Harold L. Malone, Councillor Arthur Elden, Chief Councillor Jeremy T. Sweeting, Councillor Tad J. Sands, Councillor Glenn C. Laing, Deputy Chief Councillor W. Donald Carey, Councillor Donald B. Cash

Our local government district comprises of Elbow Cay in which the settlement of Hope Town is situate, Lubber's Quarters, Man-O-War Cay, Tilloo Cay, Lynyard's Cay, Scotland Cay and Great Guana Cay.

The District Council has seven members. Three are elected from Hope Town, three from Man-O-War Cay, and one from Great Guana Cay. The number of seats on the council is based on voter population.

District elections are held every three years. After members are elected, they elect from amongst themselves a Chief Councillor and a Deputy Chief Councillor.

A Chief Councillor is the equivalent to a Mayor in other countries.

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