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St. John's City South
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT View all constituencies
Background Constituency created prior to 1971 election.
Registered Electors (2018) 1,652
Polling Districts 7
Counting Centre Mary E. Pigott Primary School, Ottos
Incumbent
A Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN
2018 CANDIDATES View all 2018 candidates
   ABLP
Learn more about candidate
Steadroy O.
BENJAMIN*
winner
Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party
   UPP
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Michael R.
BURTON
United Progressive Party
   DNA
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Kimberley T.
GRANT
Democratic National Alliance
2014 CANDIDATES View all 2014 candidates
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   ABLP
Steadroy O.
BENJAMIN*
Winner
828
62.92%
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   UPP
Mervyn
RICHARDS
488
37.08%
REPRESENTATIVES
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   Sydney CHRISTIAN PLM 57.48% PLM win
1976   Christopher O'MARD ALP 50.97% ALP gain
1980   Christopher O'MARD ALP 56.97% ALP hold
1984   Christopher O'MARD ALP 68.03% ALP hold
1989   Christopher O'MARD ALP 55.82% ALP hold
1994   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ALP 60.34% ALP hold
1999   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ALP 65.35% ALP hold
2004   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ALP 51.80% ALP hold
2009   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ALP 56.01% ALP hold
2014   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ABLP 62.92% ABLP hold
2018   Steadroy 'Cutie' O. BENJAMIN ABLP 70.31% ABLP hold
VOTING TRENDS View all election results
Party 1971 1976 1980 1984 1989 1994 1999 2004 2009 2014
ALP 31.60% 50.97% 56.97% 68.03% 55.82% 60.34% 65.35% 51.80% 56.01% 62.92%
UPP - - - 28.35% 37.80% 34.65% 34.65% 48.20% 43.31% 37.08%
PLM 57.48% 49.03% 43.03% 3.62% - - - - - -
Others 10.92% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 6.37% 5.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.69% 0.00%
Valid 1,190 1,236 1,048 857 910 1,059 1,293 1,280 1,457 1,316
Invalid 12 2 8 - 6 12 11 12 14 7
Total 1,202 1,238 1,056 857 916 1,071 1,304 1,292 1,471 1,323
Registered 2,816 1,306 1,388 1,605 1,706 1,901 2,103 1,432 1,849 1,459
Turnout 42.68% 94.79% 76.08% 53.40% 53.69% 56.34% 62.01% 90.22% 79.56% 90.68%
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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
1,316 7 1,323 1,459 90.68%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN Winner ABLP 828 62.92%
  Mervyn RICHARDS UPP 488 37.08%
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Thursday
12 March

2009
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,457 14 1,471 1,849 79.56%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN Winner ALP 816 56.01%
  Lenworth JOHNSON  UPP 631 43.31%
  Ernest Slyvester MERRILL OND 10 0.69%
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Tuesday
23 March

2004
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,280 12 1,292 1,432 90.22%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN Winner ALP 663 51.80%
  Lenworth JOHNSON UPP 617 48.20%
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Tuesday
9 March

1999
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,293 11 1,304 2,103 62.01%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN Winner ALP 845 65.35%
  Walter VAUGHN UPP 448 34.65%
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Tuesday
8 March

1994
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,059 12 1,071 1,901 56.34%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Steadroy 'Cutie' BENJAMIN Winner ALP 639 60.34%
  Percival PERRY UPP 396 37.39%
  Romaneta FRANCIS IND 24 2.27%
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Thursday
9 March

1989
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
910 6 916 1,706 53.69%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Christopher O'MARD Winner ALP 508 55.82%
  Keethley HEATH UNDP 344 37.80%
  Leonard-Tim HECTOR ACLM 58 6.37%
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Tuesday
17 April

1984
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
857 - 857 1,605 53.40%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Christopher O'MARD Winner ALP 583 68.03%
  Barry KNIGHT UPM 243 28.35%
  Constantine HALSTEAD PLM 31 3.62%
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Thursday
24 April

1980
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,048 8 1,056 1,388 76.08%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Christopher O'MARD Winner ALP 597 56.97%
  Sydney CHRISTIAN PLM 451 43.03%
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Wednesday
18 February

1976
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,236 2 1,238 1,306 94.79%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Christopher O'MARD Winner ALP 630 50.97%
  Sydney CHRISTIAN PLM 606 49.03%
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Thursday
11 February

1971
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,190 12 1,202 2,816 42.68%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Ivan HORSFORD ALP 376 31.60%
  Sydney CHRISTIAN Winner PLM 684 57.48%
  Reuben Henry HARRIS APP 130 10.92%
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2018 POLLING STATIONS

Polling District

Polling Station Polling Location
A [1]  A - W Ebenezer Methodist Church Basement, Redcliffe Street
B [1]  A - I Ebenezer Methodist Church Basement, Redcliffe Street
[2]  J - Y Ebenezer Methodist Church Basement, Redcliffe Street
C [1]  A - Z Ebenezer Methodist Church Basement, Redcliffe Street
D [1]  A - D Mary E. Pigott Primary School, Ottos [Counting Centre]
[2] E - JA Mary E. Pigott Primary School, Ottos
[3] JE - P Mary E. Pigott Primary School, Ottos
[4] Q - Z Mary E. Pigott Primary School, Ottos
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES View all constituencies

All that portion of the Parish of Saint John bounded as follows:

NORTH – by the junction of the Old Parham Road and Independence Avenue then Westward along Bishopgate Street where it meets at the junction of Bishopgate Street and Cross Street thence south to the junction of Cross Street and Newgate Street. It then continues westwards along Newgate Street into Wapping Street to the junction where it meets the drain at Wilkenson Cross thence in a southerly direction along the public road lying west of the drain and continuing to the sea.

SOUTH – from the point on the all Saints Main Road where the estate road from Herberts meets the said road and continuing westwards along the All Saints Road and Bendals cross road then turning right along the American Road to a point located on the said American Road directly opposite Intrade then westwards along a public road to the point where it meets the southern boundary of Ottos Comprehensive School and from that point continuing southwards along a
barricade east of the National Bakery and west of the Baptist Church to Scotland street to the point where it merges into Camacho’s Avenue and continuing southwards on Camacho’s Avenue to the point where it meets All Saints road at the Texaco Gas Station. Then continuing westwards along the all Saints Road to the point where it meets the public road, which is situated north of the Public Market and south of the Triangular portion of land then continuing along the said public road down to the sea.

EAST – by the junction of the Old Parham Road and Independence Avenue and continuing in a southerly direction along Independence Avenue to the junction of the Factory Road at the Cenotaph, then in an easterly direction along the Factory Road to the point where the where it meets Hailes Promenade and from this point in an imaginary straight line which extends to Queen Elizabeth Highway and passing east of the New Parliament Building, then along the said Queen Elizabeth highway in an easterly direction to the junction of the Factory Road and the American Road. Then Southwards along the said American Road to the junction of the public road which leads to Scotts Hill then along the Scotts Hill Road leading to the east of the Television Station. The continuing along the ridge of the Belmont Hill to the point on the said ridge where it meets the boundaries of Herberts and Belmont Estate leading southwards to the All Saints Road to the estate road at Herberts corner where the estate road meets the said All Saints Road.

WEST – by St. John’s Harbour and the sea.

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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