General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 20 December 1951.
The eight elected members of the Legislative Council were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post.
The election was the first in Antigua and Barbuda to be held under universal suffrage.
Political Parties & Candidates
A total of 12 candidates were nominated to contest the General Elections in the eight constituencies: Antigua Labour Party (ALP) – 8; Independents – 4.
Vere Bird formed the Antigua Labour Party in 1951 and led the party to victory, winning all 8 seats on the legislative council.
Voter turnout was 70.33%.