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St. John's City East
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT View all constituencies
Background Constituency first contested in 1971 election.
Registered Electors (2018) 1,769
Polling Districts 6
Counting Centre Princess Margaret Secondary School
Incumbent
A Melford W.F. NICHOLAS
2018 CANDIDATES View all 2018 candidates
   ABLP
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Melford W.
NICHOLAS* winner
Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party
   UPP
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Harold E.E.
LOVELL**
United Progressive Party
   DNA
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Bruce
GOODWIN
Democratic National Alliance
2014 CANDIDATES View all 2014 candidates
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   ABLP
Melford W.
NICHOLAS
Winner
794
53.79%
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   UPP
Harold E.E.
LOVELL*
682
46.21%
REPRESENTATIVES
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   Basil PETERS PLM 48.17% PLM win
1976   John ST. LUCE ALP 54.93% ALP gain
1980   John ST. LUCE ALP 65.34% ALP hold
1984   John ST. LUCE ALP 91.25% ALP hold
1989   John ST. LUCE ALP 89.21% ALP hold
1994   John ST. LUCE ALP 66.08% ALP hold
1999   John ST. LUCE ALP 59.76% ALP hold
2004   Harold E.E. LOVELL  UPP 62.21% UPP gain
2009   Harold E.E. LOVELL  UPP 56.15% UPP hold
2014   Melford W. F. NICHOLAS ABLP 53.79% ABLP gain
2018   Melford W. F. NICHOLAS ABLP 54.81% ABLP gain
VOTING TRENDS View all election results
Party 1971 1976 1980 1984 1989 1994 1999 2004 2009 2014
ALP 38.37% 54.93% 65.34% 91.25% 89.21% 66.08% 59.76% 37.79% 54.97% 53.79%
UPP - - - 8.75% 8.18% 33.92% 40.24% 62.21% 45.03% 46.21%
PLM 48.17% 45.07% 31.97% - - - - - - -
Others 13.46% 0.00% 2.69% 0.00% 2.61% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Valid 602 832 854 811 1,112 1,371 1,640 1,556 1,471 1,476
Invalid 20 3 3 7 10 10 7 16 14 4
Total 622 835 857 818 1,122 1,381 1,647 1,572 1,485 1,480
Registered 811 870 1,051 1,222 1,625 2,047 2,483 1,691 1,855 1,585
Turnout 76.70% 95.98% 81.54% 66.94% 69.05% 67.46% 66.33% 92.96% 80.05% 93.38%
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE View all election results
Thursday
12 June

2014
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,476 4 1,480 1,585 93.38%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Melford NICHOLAS Winner ABLP 794 53.79&
  Harold LOVELL UPP 682 46.21%
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Thursday
12 March

2009
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,471 14 1,485 1,855 80.05%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Ronald MAGINLEY ALP 645 43.85%
  Harold LOVELL Winner UPP 826 56.15%
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Tuesday
23 March

2004
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,556 16 1,572 1,691 92.96%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Lionel Alexander HURST ALP 588 37.79%
  Harold LOVELL Winner UPP 968 62.21%
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Tuesday
9 March

1999
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,640 7 1,647 2,483 66.33%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 980 59.76%
  Harold LOVELL UPP 660 40.24%
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Tuesday
8 March

1994
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,371 10 1,381 2,047 67.46%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 906 66.08%
  Harold LOVELL  UPP 465 33.92%
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Thursday
9 March

1989
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,112 10 1,122 1,625 69.05%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 992 89.21%
  Duncan FINCH UNDP 91 8.18%
  Lovell JARVIS ACLM 29 2.61%
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Tuesday
17 April

1984
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
811 7 818 1,222 66.94%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 740 91.25%
  Eustace DANIEL UPM 71 8.75%
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Thursday
24 April

1980
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
854 3 857 1,051 81.54%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 558 65.34%
  Basil PETERS PLM 273 31.97%
  Harold LOVELL ACLM 23 2.69%
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Wednesday
18 February

1976
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
832 3 835 870 95.98%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE Winner ALP 457 54.93%
  Basil PETERS PLM 375 45.07%
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Thursday
11 February

1971
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
602 20 622 811 76.70%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  John ST. LUCE ALP 231 38.37%
  Basil PETERS Winner PLM 290 48.17%
  Rowan HENRY APP 81 13.46%
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2018 POLLING STATIONS

Polling District

Polling Station Polling Location
A [1] A - W Lions Den, Cross Street
B [1]  A - B Princess Margaret Secondary School [Counting Centre]
[2]  C - F Princess Margaret Secondary School
[3]  G - JE Princess Margaret Secondary School
[4]  JN - MC Princess Margaret Secondary School
[5] ME - R Princess Margaret Secondary School
[6]  S - Z Princess Margaret Secondary School
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES View all constituencies

All that portion of the Parish of St. John bounded as follows:

NORTH – by the junction of the Public Road lying to the north of the Oil Refinery at Friars Hill and the Friars Hill Road and running in a westerly direction until it meets the Marble Hill Road and continuing along the Marble Hill Road in a southerly direction generally, then westerly to the junction of the public Road leading to the Anchorage Hotel and the City of St. John.

SOUTH – by the junction of Popeshead Street and Newgate Street and running in an easterly direction along the said Newgate Street where it ends at the junction of Newgate Street and Cross Street.

EAST – by the junction of Newgate Street and Cross Street and continuing northwards along the said Cross Street, then along the Cemetery Road and Friars Hill Road to the junction of the public road north of the Oil Refinery at Friars Hill and the Friars Hill Road.

WEST – by the junction of the Public Road leading to the Anchorage Hotel and the City of St. John and running in a southerly direction along the said road continuing along Fort Road entering into Popeshead Street and continuing to the junction of Popeshead street and Newgate Street.

RESOURCES View Antigua and Barbuda Knowledge Centre
Constituencies Boundaries Commission Order, 1984 Download
Key
ABLP = Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party; UPP = United Progressive Partry; ABTLP = Antigua and Barbuda True Labour Party; BPM = Barbuda Preople's Movemnet; ABPM = Antigua Barbuda People's Movement; IND = Independent Candidate; *incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission. http://www.abec.gov.ag/
Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party. https://www.ablpantigua.com/
Antigua Barbuda True Labour Party. https://www.facebook.com/truelabourite/
Democratic National Alliance. https://www.facebook.com/DNAAntiguaBarbuda/
United Progressive Party. www.http://unitedprogressive.party
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