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St. Michael West
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Joseph
ATHERLEY
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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Michael A.
CARRINGTON*
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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Lana
TOUSSAINT
Solutions
Barbados
 UPP
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Patsie M.
NURSE
United Progressive
Party
 BIM/CUP
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Neil
HOLDER**
Barbados Integrity
Movement
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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Eagle Hall, St. Michael, Barbados
Photo by Neil Gittens/CE
BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. Michael West was created and first contested in 1971.
Year of creation 1971
Polling Divisions 12
Registered Electors (2013) 7,236
Voter Turnout (2013) 60.07%
   
Incumbent Michael CARRINGTON (DLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  CARRINGTON, M. winner DLP 2,220 51.45%
   
  ATHERLEY, J. BLP 2,095 48.55%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   Frank L. WALCOTT Democratic Labour Party 54.53% First time seat contested
1976   Victor L. JOHNSON Barbados Labour Party 55.52% BLP gain
1981   Branford M. TAITT Democratic Labour Party 60.26% DLP gain
1986   Branford M. TAITT Democratic Labour Party 70.89% DLP hold
1991   Branford M. TAITT Democratic Labour Party 68.71% DLP hold
1994   Branford M. TAITT Democratic Labour Party 56.13% DLP hold
1999   Joseph J.S. ATHERLEY Barbados Labour Party 58.31% BLP gain
2003   Joseph J.S. ATHERLEY Barbados Labour Party 52.26% BLP hold
2008   Michael A. CARRINGTON Democratic Labour Party 52.90% DLP gain
2013   Michael A. CARRINGTON Democratic Labour Party 51.45% DLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
MICHAEL A. CARRINGTON winner DLP 2,220 51.45%
Joseph J.S. Atherley BLP 2,095 48.55%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
MICHAEL A. CARRINGTON winner DLP 2,305 52.90%
Joseph J.S. Atherley BLP 1,989 45.65
Mildred Rosita M. Broome PEP 63 1.45%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
JOSEPH J.S. ATHERLEY winner BLP 2,046 52.26%
Michael A. Carrington DLP 1,869 47.74%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
JOSEPH J.S. ATHERLEY winner BLP 2,155 58.31%
Branford M. Taitt DLP 1,541 41.69%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
BRANFORD M. TAITT winner DLP 2,050 56.13%
Anthony A. Olton BLP 1,264 34.61%
Patricia A. McClean NDP 338 9.26%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
BRANFORD M. TAITT winner DLP  2,569 68.71%
Muhammad A. Nassar  BLP  1,003 26.83%
Alfred W.A. McClean NDP 167 4.47%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
BRANDFORD M. TAITT winner DLP 2,956 70.89%
Muhammud A. Nassar BLP 1,162 27.87%
David McD. Smith IND 52 1.25%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
BRANFORD M. TAITT winner DLP 2,431 60.26%
R. Walker BLP 1,603 39.74%
Thursday
2 Sep 1976
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
VICTOR L. JOHNSON winner BLP 2,384 55.52%
Frank L. Walcott DLP 1,830 42.62%
Mark Z. Williams PPA 80 1.86%
Thursday
9 Sep 1971
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
FRANK L. WALCOTT winner DLP 2,499 54.53%
E.D. Mottley BLP 2,084 45.47%
POLLING STATIONS (2018)  
Polling Division Areas
FA1 New Testament Church Of God, 4th Ave, Parris Gap
FA2 Harvest Bible Chapel, Goodland Main Road
FB1 St. Leonard's Boys' Secondary School
FB2 St. Leonard's Boys' Secondary School
FC1 St. Leonard's Boys' Secondary School
FC2 St. Leonard's Boys' Secondary School
FD1 Harvest Bible Chapel, Goodland Main Road
FE1 Bethany Evangelical Church, Eagle Hall
FF1 All Souls Anglican Church Hall
FF2 Empire Club, Pavilion Road, Bank Hall
FF3 Hindsbury Primary School
FG1 St. Leonard's Anglican Church
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From a point on the western sea coast west of the junction of Spring Garden Highway with Brandons Road in a straight line to Brandons Road; thence along the middle of Brandons Road to its junction with Lower Westbury Road and Lower Deacons Road; thence in a northerly and then in a north easterly direction along the middle of Lower Deacons Road to its junction with Goodland Cross Road; thence in a south easterly direction along the middle of Goodland Cross Road to its junction with Bridge Gap; thence in a north easterly direction along the middle of Bridge Gap to its junction with Highway 1 (the Eagle Hall-Holetown Road); thence in a south easterly direction along the middle of Highway 1 to its junction with Tudor Bridge and Bank Hall Cross Road; thence in a south easterly direction along the middle of Bank Hall Cross Road to its junction with Bridge Road and Hindsbury Road; thence in a southerly direction along the middle of Hindsbury Road to its junction with Roebuck Street at the James A. Tudor Roundabout; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Roebuck Street to its junction with Country Road; thence in a north westerly direction along the middle of Country Road to its junction with Whitepark and Passage Road; thence in a south westerly direction along the middle of Passage Road to its junction with Baxters and Westbury Road; thence in a north westerly direction along the middle of Westbury Road to the junction of President Kennedy Drive; thence in a south westerly direction along the middle of President Kennedy Drive to its junction with Prescod Boulevard and University Row at the Elsie Payne Roundabout; thence in a northerly direction to the sea coast; thence in a northerly direction along the sea coast to a point on the coast west of the junction of Spring Garden Highway with Brandons Road in a straight line to Brandons Road (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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