Three political parties have each nominated 12 candidates for the Tobago House of Assembly election, which will be held on January 21, 2013. They are:
1. The governing People's National Movement (PNM), which is seeking a fourth consecutive term. It is led by current THA Chief Secretary Orville London.
|THA Chief Secretary Orville London|
2. The Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP), led by THA minority leader Ashford Jack. The party is a member of the governing People's Partnership led by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
|TOP Leader Ashworth Jack and PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar|
3. The Platform of Truth (PFT), led by former THA Chief Secretary, Hochoy Charles.
|Hochoy Charles was THA Chief Secretary as leader of the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR)|
All three leaders have said they are confident of victory.