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St. John's Rural South
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT View all constituencies
Background Constituency created prior to 1971 election.
Registered Electors (2018) 3,227
Polling Districts 11
Counting Centre Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove
Incumbent
A Daryll S. MATTHEW
2018 CANDIDATES View all 2018 candidates
   ABLP
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Daryll S.
MATTHEW
winner
Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party
   UPP
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Kyron L.
SIMON
United Progressive Party
   DNA
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Erica M.
EDWARDS
Democratic National Alliance
  ABTLP
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Vere C.
BIRD III**
Antigua Barbuda True Labour Party
   
2014 CANDIDATES View all 2014 candidates
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   ABLP
Eustace
LAKE*
Winner
1,548
59.84%
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   UPP
Philmore
BENJAMIN
1,011
39.08%
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   ABTLP
Vere
BIRD III**
28
1.08%
 
REPRESENTATIVES
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   Geoffrey SCOTLAND PLM 64.27% PLM win
1976   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 50.51% ALP gain
1980   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 59.31% ALP hold
1984   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 71.81% ALP hold
1989   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 74.86% ALP hold
1994   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 64.19% ALP hold
1999   Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 59.27% ALP hold
2004   Winston Vincent WILLIAMS  UPP 55.64% UPP gain
2009   Eustace LAKE  ALP 51.57% ALP gain
2014   Eustace LAKE  ABLP 59.84% ABLP hold
2018   Daryll S. MATTHEW ABLP 63.48% ABLP hold
VOTING TRENDS View all election results
Party 1971 1976 1980 1984 1989 1994 1999 2004 2009 2014
ALP 33.69% 50.51% 59.31% 71.81% 74.86% 64.19% 59.27% 44.36% 51.57% 59.84%
UPP - - - 28.19% 23.39% 31.89% 37.94% 55.64% 48.43% 39.08%
PLM 64.27% 49.49% 28.19% - - - - - - -
Others 2.04% 0.00% 12.50% 0.00% 1.75% 3.92% 2.79% 0.00% 0.00% 1.08%
Valid 1,321 1,877 1,499 1,270 1,659 1,684 2,114 2,687 2,682 2,587
Invalid 17 14 15 4 16 5 9 15 8 10
Total 1,338 1,891 1,514 1,274 1,675 1,689 2,123 2,702 2,690 2,597
Registered 2,526 2,010 2,058 2,247 2,981 3,326 3,974 3,039 3,523 2,924
Turnout 52.97% 94.08% 73.57% 56.70% 56.19% 50.78% 53.42% 88.91% 76.36% 88.82%
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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
2,587 10 2,597 2,924 88.82%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Eustace LAKE Winner ABLP 1,548 59.84%
  Philmore BENJAMIN UPP 1,011 39.08%
  Vere BIRD III ABTLP 28 1.08%
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Thursday
12 March

2009
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
2,682 8 2,690 3,523 76.36%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Eustace LAKE Winner ALP 1,383 51.57%
  Winston WILLIAMS  UPP 1,299 48.43%
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Tuesday
23 March

2004
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
2,687 15 2,702 3,039 88.91%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. ALP 1,192 44.36%
  Winston Vincent WILLIAMS Winner UPP 1,495 55.64%
  Egbert Uriah JOSEPH IND 30 1.12%
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Tuesday
9 March

1999
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
2,114 9 2,123 3,974 53.42%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 1,253 59.27%
  Winston Vincent WILLIAMS  UPP 802 37.94%
  Egbert Uriah JOSEPH IND 59 2.79%
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Tuesday
8 March

1994
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,684 5 1,689 3,326 50.78%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 1,081 64.19%
  Leonard-Tim HECTOR UPP 537 31.89%
  Eden WARNER WACS 11 20.00%
  Egbert Uriah JOSEPH IND 55 3.27%
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Thursday
9 March

1989
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,659 16 1,675 2,981 56.19%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 1,242 74.86%
  Strickland JARVIS UNDP 388 23.39%
  Radcliffe ROBINS ACLM 29 1.75%
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Tuesday
17 April

1984
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,270 4 1,274 2,247 56.70%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 912 71.81%
  George WALTER UPM 358 28.19%
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Thursday
24 April

1980
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,499 15 1,514 2,058 73.57%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 889 59.31%
  Geoffrey SCOTLAND PLM 585 39.03%
  James KNIGHT ACLM 25 1.67%
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Wednesday
18 February

1976
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,877 14 1,891 2,010 94.08%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Vere BIRD Jr. Winner ALP 948 50.51%
  Geoffrey SCOTLAND PLM 929 49.49%
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Thursday
11 February

1971
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Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Electors Turnout
1,321 17 1,338 2,526 52.97%
  Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
  Lionel HURST ALP 445 33.69%
  Geoffrey SCOTLAND Winner PLM 849 64.27%
  Edmund JARVIS APP 27 2.04%
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2018 POLLING STATIONS

Polling District

Polling Station Polling Location
A [1] A - JO  Ottos Comprehensive School
[2] JU - Z Ottos Comprehensive School
B [1] A - DA St. John's Health Centre, All Saints Road
[2] DE - JOR St. John's Health Centre, All Saints Road
[3] JOS - P Ground Floor Agricultural Extension Office, Valley Road
[4] Q - W Ground Floor Agricultural Extension Office, Valley Road
 C [1] A - C Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove [Counting Centre]
[2] D - HA Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove
[3] HE - L Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove
[4] M - R Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove
[5] S - Z Golden Grove Primary School, Golden Grove
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES View all constituencies

All that junction of the Parish of Saint John including the whole of Nut Grove, Golden Grove (West of the Valley Road), Kentish Village (eastside), Ottos Development, Ottos New Town, Radio Range and bounded as follows:

NORTH – in part by the southern boundary of the constituency of St. John’s City South and continuing from that point where Camacho’s Avenue meets the All Saints Road, then in a northerly direction along the said Camacho’s Avenue to the point where Scotland Street starts at the site of Antigua Plumbing and Hardware store and proceeding along the said Scotland Street to a point on the said street which is located at the barricade east of the National Bakery and West of the Baptist Church, then in a northerly direction towards the boundary of Ottos Comprehensive School, and continuing along the said boundary fence in an easterly direction then along the public road to the point on the American Road directly opposite INTRADE.

SOUTH – from the junction of the Bendals and All Saints Roads, then continuing westwards along the All Saints Road to the junction with De Souza Road and continuing along the said De Souza to the point where it meets the Valley Road the continuing southwards along the said Valley Road to the parish boundary with the parish of St. Mary at Creekside.

EAST – by a portion of the southern boundary of the constituency of St. John’s City South from the point opposite INTRADE which is located on the American Road and continuing southwards along the said American Road to its junction with the all Saints Road and Bendals Road.

WEST – by the eastern boundary of St. John’s Rural West.

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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