General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 29 November 1960.
The 10 elected members of the Legislative Council were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post.
The election was the third in Antigua and Barbuda to be held under universal suffrage and the fourth general election held during Antigua and Barbuda's history as a colonial territory of the British Empire. It was the only general election held in the territory during its membership of the West Indies Federation, a brief attempt to create a federal state in the British West Indies.
The number seats on the Legislative Council was increased by two for the 1960 eleciton.
Political Parties & Candidates
A total of 14 candidates were nominated to contest the General Elections in the eight constituencies: Antigua Labour Party (ALP) – 10; Antigua Democratic Labour Party - 2; Barbuda Democratic Movement – 1; and Independent - 1.
The election was won by the governing Antigua Labour Party. ALP leader Vere Bird was re-elected as Chief Minister of Antigua. Bird had served as the first Chief Minister of Antigua since 1 January 1960.
Voter turnout was 37.98%.