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St. John
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Charles
GRIFFITH
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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George A.
PILGRIM
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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Cherone
MARTINDALE
Solutions
Barbados
   
 UPP
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Hudson D.
GRIFFITH
United Progressive
Party
 BIM
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Derek
WENT
Barbados Integrity
Movement
 IND
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Leroy
McCLEAN
Independent
Candidate
   
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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St. John Parish Church, St. John, Barbados
Photo by Neil Gittens/CE
BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. John is one of the original 12 constituencies.
Year of creation 1843
Polling Divisions 15
Registered Electors (2013) 8,428
Voter Turnout (2013) 61.02%
   
Incumbent Mara THOMPSON (DLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  THOMPSON, M. winner DLP 4,025 78.67%
   
  GRIFFTH, H. BLP 1,091 21.33%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   Errol W. BARROW Democratic Labour Party 84.94% First time seat contested as single member
1976   Errol W. BARROW Democratic Labour Party 73.10% DLP hold
1981   Errol W. BARROW Democratic Labour Party 82.45% DLP hold
1986   Errol W. BARROW Democratic Labour Party 86.42% DLP hold
1991   David J.H. THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 81.54% DLP hold
1994   David J.H. THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 73.31% DLP hold
1999   David J.H. THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 65.07% DLP hold
2003   David J.H. THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 79.50% DLP hold
2008   David J.H. THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 63.15% DLP hold
2013   J-M Mara THOMPSON Democratic Labour Party 78.67% DLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
MARIE J.M. THOMPSON winner DLP 4,025 78.67%
Hudson E. Griffith BLP 1,091 21.33%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DAVID J.H. THOMPSON winner DLP 4,300 63.15%
Tyronne O. Power  BLP 829 24.67%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DAVID J.H. THOMPSON winner DLP 3,703 79.50%
Errol C. Crawford BLP 955 20.50%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DAVID J.H. THOMPSON winner DLP 2,955 65.07%
Joycelyn P. Thorington BLP 1,586 34.93%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DAVID J.H. THOMPSON winner DLP 3,485 73.31%
Hamilton A. Gill IND 82 1.72%
Codrington N. Smith NDP 224 4.71%
Joycelyn P. Thorington BLP 937 19.71%
Evan McG. Webster IND 26 0.55%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DAVID J. H. THOMPSON  winner DLP 3,564 81.54%
Steven G.W. ConiIffe  BLP  640 14.64%
Litchfield Morgan  NDP  115 2.63%
Evans McG. Webster IND 52 1.19%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ERROL W. BARROW winner DLP 3,957 86.42%
John F. Nichols BLP 583 12.73%
Evan McG. Webster IND 39 0.85%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ERROL W. BARROW winner DLP 3,659 82.45%
J. Williams BLP 705 15.89%
Evan McG. Webster IND 74 1.67%
Thursday
2 Sep 1976
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ERROL W. BARROW winner DLP 3,190 73.10%
Hutson Linton BLP 1,110 25.44%
P. Gittens PPA 44 1.01%
Evan McG. Webster IND 20 0.46%
Thursday
9 Sep 1971
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ERROL W. BARROW winner DLP 3,570 84.94%
Evan McG. Webster BLP 633 15.06%
POLLING STATIONS  
Polling Division Areas
JA1 St. Margaret's Primary School
JA2 St. John's Primary School
JA3 BRC Building , St John's Anglican Church
JA4 Unity Wesleyan Holiness Church, Edgecliff
JB1 Community Centre, Gall Hill
JB2 Mt. Tabor Primary School
JC1 Marian Retreat House, Verdun
JC2 Gall Hill Pavilion
JC3 Mt. Tabor Primary School
JC4 United Holy Church of America,Cherry Grove
JD1 St. Gabriel's Church
JD2 The Lodge School
JE1 St. Mark's Anglican Church
JE2 Society Primary School
JE3 Massiah Wesleyan Holiness Worship Centre
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From a point on the entrance to the sea coast at Three Boys Rock in a straight line through the triangulation station S.38 to a point in the center of the road called Highway F, opposite to a monument (B.11) placed on the northern side of the road; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Highway F to a point on the road opposite to a monument (B.10) placed at the end of an unclassified road at Foster Hall; thence in a south westerly direction to another monument (B.9) placed near the edge of Hackleton’s Cliff; thence in a south westerly direction along an unclassified road to its junction with Malvern-Venture-Road; thence in a southerly direction along the middle of the Malvern-Venture-Mt. Tabor Road to its junction with the Mt. Tabor-Claybury Road; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Mt. Tabor-Claybury Road to its junction with the Claybury-Uplands Road; thence in a south easterly and then in a southerly direction along the Claybury-Uplands Road to its junction with Highway 3B (the Golden Ridge-Pool Road); thence in an easterly direction along Highway 3B to its junction with the road leading to Belle Farm; thence in a southerly and then easterly direction along the entrance to Belle Farm to its junction with the Ellesmere-Todds Road; thence in an easterly direction along the Ellesmere-Todds Road to its junction with the Four Roads-Woodland Road; thence in a southerly, easterly and then southerly direction along the Four Roads-Woodland Road to its junction with Highway 4 (Woodland-Kendal Road); thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Highway 4 to the centre of the culvert over the gully; thence in a southerly and south easterly direction along this gully to a point which is marked by a monument (B.12); thence proceeding north eastwards along a line joining this monument to another monument (B.13) placed on the western side of the public road called Featherbed Lane, then in a north easterly direction along the line joining this point to a monument (B.14) placed at the end of the unclassified road at Hillview; then generally eastwards along the unclassified road to the unclassified public road running from St. Philip’s Church to Cliff Plantation; thence along this road in a northerly direction to its junction with a track at the point where the road turns to the west, then northwards and eastwards along this track to its junction with an unclassified road leading from Guinea Plantation Yard to Dodds Land, thence in a northerly direction along this road to its junction with a track; then in a generally easterly direction along this track to its junction at Moncrieffe with a public road leading from District “C” Police Station to Massiah Street; thence in a northerly direction along the District “C”-Massiah Street Road to its junction with a public road leading to Mt. Pleasant Plantation; thence in an easterly direction and then in a north easterly direction along this public road to its junction with the Stewart Hill Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Stewart Hill Road to its junction with the Thickets-Palmers Road; thence along the middle of the Thickets-Palmers Road in a northerly direction to its junction with the Supers-College Savannah Road; thence along the middle of the Supers-College Savannah Road to a monument (B.15) located at the St. Mark’s Church driveway; thence in a straight line to a monument (B.16) near the edge of the cliff on the sea coast; thence in a northerly direction along the sea coast to the point on the coast known as Three Boys Rock (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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