General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 29 November 1965.
The 10 elected members of the Legislative Council were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post.
General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 29 November 1965, and continued on 15 December after three candidates withdrew before the original date.
Political Parties & Candidates
A total of 10 candidates were nominated to contest the General Elections in the eight constituencies: Antigua Labour Party (ALP) – 10; Antigua and Barbuda Democratic Movement - 10; and Independents - 2.
Six ALP candidates were uncontested; as such, the party had won the 1965 election before a single vote was cast.
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 42.85%.