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Barbados General Election Candidates 2013

Sixty-eight candidates, including eight independents, contested the election.  Both the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) and Barbados Labour Party (BLP) contested all 30 seats in the Barbados Parliament. Minor parties and independents presented a further eight candidates. The field included 12 female candidates (BLP – 7, DLP – 5) and 22 newcomers (BLP – 11, DLP – 5, Others – 6).

Candidates are chosen by local parties, through national party organisations - which must approve local candidates. Candidates are not required to live in the constituencies in which they run; the candidate with the most votes wins the constituency seat.

BY THE NUMBERS
BLP
30 candidates
14 seats
DLP
30 candidates
16 seats
OTHERS
Minor
Parties & Independent Candidates
8 candidates
0 seats
CANDIDATES BY CONSTITUENCY AND PARTY
Constituency BLP
Barbados Labour Party
DLP
Democratic Labour Party
OTHERS
Minor Parties & Independents
City of Bridgetown Photo Photo  
Jeffrey BOSTIC Patrick TODD* -
St. Michael South Photo Photo Photo
Noel A. LYNCH Freundel STUART* Alex MITCHELL (BFP)
St. Michael East Photo Photo  
Trevor PRESCOD Kenneth BEST* -
St. Michael South Central Photo Photo  
David GILL Richard SEALY* -
St. Michael Central Photo Photo  
Arthur E. HOLDER Steven BLACKETT* -
St. Michael South East Photo Photo  
Santia BRADSHAW Patrick TANNIS -
St. Michael North East Photo Photo  
Mia A. MOTTLEY* Patricia INNISS -
St. Michael North Photo Photo Photo
Ronald St.C. TOPPIN* Francis DEPEIZA Mark ADAMSON (PDC)
St. Michael North West Photo Photo  
Gregory NICHOLLS Christopher P. SINCKLER* -
St. Michael West Photo Photo  
Joseph ATHERLEY Michael CARRINGTON* -
St. Michael West Central Photo Photo Photo
Ian GOODING-EDGHILL James PAUL* Herman LOWE (IND)
    Photo
    John WARDE (IND)
   
Christ Church West Photo Photo Photo
Maria M. AGARD Verla DEPEIZA Taan ABED (IND)
Christ Church West Central Photo Photo  
Margo A. DURANT-CALLENDER Stephen A. LASHLEY* -
Christ Church South Photo Photo Photo
Jerome X. WALCOTT John BOYCE* Steve HUNTE (KGB)
Christ Church East Central Photo Photo  
Desmond D.MG SANDS Ronald JONES* -
Christ Church East Photo Photo  
Wilfred ABRAHAMS Dennis LOWE* -
St. Philip North Photo Photo  
Indar WEIR Michael A. LASHLEY* -
St. Philip South Photo Photo  
Anthony P. WOOD Adriel BRATHWAITE* -
St. Philip West Photo Photo  
Lynette EASTMOND David C. ESTWICK* -
St. George North Photo Photo  
Gline A. CLARKE* Jepter INCE -
St. George South Photo Photo  
Dwight SUTHERLAND Esther BYER SUCKOO* -
St. John  Photo Photo  
Hudson D. GRIFFITH Mara THOMPSON* -
St. Joseph  Photo Photo  
Dale D. MARSHALL* Dennis HOLDER -
St. Thomas  Photo Photo  
Cynthia FORDE* Rolerick HINDS -
St. James North Photo Photo  
Edmund HINKSON Harcourt HUSBANDS -
St. James South Photo Photo  
Sandra HUSBANDS Donville INNISS* -
St. James Central Photo Photo Photo
Kerrie D. SYMMONDS E. George HUTSON* Eric MARSHALL (PDC)
St. Peter Photo Photo Photo
Owen S. ARTHUR* Haynesley BENN Lynroy SCANTLEBURY (IND)
St. Andrew  Photo Photo  
George W. PAYNE* Irene SANDIFORD-GARNER -
St. Lucy  Photo Photo  
Peter PHILLIPS Denis KELLMAN* -
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Key
  Bajan Free Party   NDP = National Democratic Party   United Progressive Party
  Barbados Integrity Movement   People's Democratic Congress   WPB = Workers Party of Barbados
  Barbados Labour Party   PEP = People's Empowerment Party   Independent Candidate
  Democratic Labour Party   PPA = People's Political Alliance   *incumbent
  Kingdom Government of Barbados   Solutions Barbados   ** Political Leader
Sources
Barbados Electoral and Boundaries Commission
Bajan Free Party (2018). Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/Bajan-Free-Party-BFP-HonAlex-MitchellEl-1767331239973521/
Barbados Integrity Movement (2018). Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/barbdaosintegritymovement/?ref=py_c
Barbados Labour Party. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.blp.org.bb/
Coalition of United Party. (2018) Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/alexmitchell.el/
Democratic Labour Party. (2018). Retrieved from http://dlpbarbados.org/site/
Solutions Barbados. (2018). Retrieved from https://solutionsbarbados.com/
United Progressive Party. (2018). Retrieved from https://uppbarbados.org/
Inter-Parliamentary Union. (2018). Barbados. Retrieved from http://archive.ipu.org/parline/reports/2025_E.htm
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