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Barbados By-Election Results: St. Michael North West - 1996

The resignation of Mr. Lawson Weekes, Demoratic Labour Party representative for the constituency of St. Michael North West resulted in the By Election of 1996.

Parties & Candidates

There were two candidates contesting the election - Mark Williams for the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), and Clyde Mascoll, for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP).

Results

The result was Clyde Mascoll retaining the seat for the DLP with 55.84% of the vote.

Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was 53.6%.

ELECTION SNAPSHOT
Nomination Day 18 Nov 1996
Election Day Nov 1996
Number of Candidates 2
Number of Registered Electors 6,763 (3,1755 M, 3,588 F)
Number of Electors who voted 3,629 (1,640 M, 1,989 F)
Voter Turnout 53.6%
   
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Candidate Party Votes % Votes
  CLYDE MASCOLL Winner DLP 2,014 55.84%
  Mark Williams BLP 1,593 44.16%
  Total Valid Votes - 3,607 -
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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
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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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