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Past Election Results 1951 - 2014

The Antigua and Barbuda general election of 1946 was the first general election in Antigua and Barbuda, which was in 1946 a colony, and part of the British West Indies. Though it marked the creation of an Antiguan and Barbudan polity, the franchise was limited and only those who owned property were permitted to stand for election to the legislature. The Antigua Trades and Labour Union chose five of its members who satisfied the property criteria to stand as labour representatives.

One of the five was union leader and future Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Vere Bird, who has first entered the Antigua and Barbuda legislature at a by-election in 1945. Bird was also chosen by the Governor of Antigua to sit on the Executive Council of the colony.

On 20 December 1951, the first election under an adult suffrage constitution took place in Antigua and Barbuda. Eight representatives were elected to the Parliament of Antigua by the votes of more than 14,000 adults the first time in the history of Antigua and Barbuda.

This section provides information on general elections held in Antigua and Barbuda from 1951 until present.  Click on the year or specific date for further information.


Year Specific Date   Winning Party Total
  Party % Votes Seats
1951 Thu, 20 Dec 1951   Antigua Labour Party 87.40% 10 10 70.33%
1956 Thu, 1 Nov 1956   Antigua Labour Party 86.69% 10 10 57.02%
1960 Tue, 29 Nov 1960   Antigua Labour Party 85.02% 10 10 37.98%
1965 Mon, 29 Nov 1965   Antigua Labour Party 78.88% 10 10 42.85%
1971 Thu, 11 Feb 1971   Progressive Labour Movement 57.72% 12 17 42.85%
1976 Wed, 18 Feb 1976   Antigua Labour Party 49.01% 11 17 94.97%
1980 Thu, 24 Apr 1980   Antigua Labour Party 58.04% 13 17 77.08%
1984 Tue, 17 Apr 1984   Antigua Labour Party 67.90% 16 17 61.12%
1989 Thu, 9 Mar1989   Antigua Labour Party 63.85% 15 17 60.72%
1994 Tue, 8 Mar 1994   Antigua Labour Party 54.44% 11 17 62.32%
1999 Tue, 9 Mar 1999   Antigua Labour Party 52.94% 12 17 63.61%
2004 Tue, 23 Mar 2004   United Progressive Party 55.50% 12 17 91.19%
2009 Thu, 12 Mar 2009   United Progressive Party 50.95% 9 17 80.27%
2014 Thu, 12 Jue 2014   Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 56.64% 14 17 90.08%
2018 Wed, 21 Mar 2018   Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 59.39% 15 17 76.3%


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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
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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