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St. James North
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Edmund
HINKSON*
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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Harcourt
HUSBANDS
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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David
WALDRON
Solutions
Barbados
 UPP
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Grafton
COBHAM
United Progressive
Party
 
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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Millie Ifill Fish Market, St. James, Barbados
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BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. James North was created and first contested in 1981.
Year of creation 1981
Polling Divisions 9
Registered Electors (2013) 7,455
Voter Turnout (2013) 63.18%
   
Incumbent Edmund HINKSON (BLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  HINKSON, E.G. winner BLP 2,558 54.63%
   
  HUSBANDS, H.A. DLP 2,124 45.37%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1981   Lionel S. CRAIG Barbados Labour Party 63.33% First time seat contested
1986   Joseph J. PAYNE Democratic Labour Party 52.47% DLP gain
1991   Rawle C. EASTMOND Barbados Labour Party 52.76% BLP gain
1994   Rawle C. EASTMOND Barbados Labour Party 69.69% BLP hold
1999   Rawle C. EASTMOND Barbados Labour Party 78.26% BLP hold
2003   Rawle C. EASTMOND Barbados Labour Party 64.57% BLP hold
2008   Rawle C. EASTMOND Barbados Labour Party 52.70% BLP hold
2013   Edmund G. HINKSON Barbados Labour Party 54.63% BLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
EDMUND G. HINKSON winner BLP 2,558 54.63%
Harcourt A. Husbands DLP 2,124 45.37%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RAWLE C. EASTMOND* winner BLP 2,177 52.70%
Leonard Austin B. Husbands DLP 1,954 47.30%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RAWLE C. EASTMOND winner BLP 2,458 64.57%
Leonard A.B. Husbands DLP 1,349 35.43%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RAWLE C. EASTMOND winner BLP 3,732 78.26%
Michael A. Carrington DLP 1,037 21.74%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RAWLE C. EASTMOND winner BLP 3,164 69.69%
Tennyson C. Beck!es DLP 1,376 30.31%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RAMLE C. EASTMOND winner BLP 2,505 52.76%
Joseph J. Payne DLP 2,038 42.92%
Dennis L. Bailey NDP 183 3.85%
Gordon S. Price IND 22 0.46%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
JOSEPH J. PAYNE winner DLP 2,482 52.47%
Nigel A. Barrow BLP 2,248 47.53%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
Lionel S. CRAIG winner BLP 2,527 63.33%
Joseph J. Payne DLP 1,463 36.67%
POLLING STATIONS (2013)  
Polling Division Areas
SA1 Gordon Greenidge Primary School
SA2 Gordon Greenidge Primary School
SA3 People Worship Centre, Road View
SA4 All Saints Training Centre
SB1 St. Alban's Church
SB2 New Testament Church of God, Weston
SC1 St. Alban's Primary School
SD1 St. Alban's Primary School
SE1 St. James Parish Church Hall
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From the outlet of the Scantlebury River on the western sea coast and along the Speightstown southern and then eastern boundary to the point crossed by Farm Road; thence in a northerly direction along the Speightstown eastern boundary to its junction with Highway 1 at Oban; thence along the Ashton Hall Road to its junction with the Ronald Mapp Highway; thence along the middle of the Ronald Mapp Highway in a southerly direction to its junction with the public road leading to Black Bess and Rock Hall; then in a generally south easterly direction along this road to the junction with the unclassified road leading to Black Bess and Mangrove Plantations; thence in a south easterly direction along this road to the point where it forks; thence in an easterly direction (passing the south of Mangrove Plantation) to the end of the road and then continuing in an easterly direction along the plantation track to the point in the centre of the track opposite the monument (B.4) placed on the southern side of the track; thence in a southerly direction in a straight line joining this point to the centre of the old mill wall at Springhead; thence in a southerly direction in a straight line to a point in the Springhead-Westmoreland Gully, 325 metres south of Springhead Plantation; thence in a westerly direction along the Springhead-Westmoreland Gully to the point at which it is crossed by the Ronald Mapp Highway; thence in a southerly direction along the middle of the Ronald Mapp Highway to its junction with Highway C (the Apes Hill-Trents Road); thence in a westerly direction along the Highway C to its junction with Highway 1 (the Bridgetown-Speightstown Road); thence in a westerly direction to a point on the sea coast; thence in a northerly direction along the seacoast to the outlet of the Scantlebury River (the starting point).
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/
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