General elections in Turks and Caicos on February 19

Sharlene Cartweright-Robinson

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — The citizens of the Turks and Caicos Islands will be heading to the polls in  general elections on February 19.

Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson made the announcement during a campaign rally held by her People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) in the island capital of Grand Turk, on Saturday.

Nomination Day will be on January 29.

Elections were last held in this British Overseas Territory on December 15, 2016, when Cartwright-Robinson led the PDM to a 10-5 victory over the Progressive National Party (PNP) and became the country’s first female leader.