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 Political Parties in Barbados
Barbados historically has been dominated by two parties - the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) and the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). One or more minor parties and independent candidates may also contest each election.
ACTIVE PARTIES CONTESTING 2018 ELECTION
  Learn more Barbados Labour Party (BLP)
Political Leader: Mia A. MOTTLEY Seats in House of Assembly: 12/30
   
  Learn more Democratic Labour Party (DLP)
Political Leader: Freundel J. STUART Seats in House of Assembly: 16/30
   
  Learn more United Progressive Party (UPP)
Political Leader: Lynette EASTMOND Seats in House of Assembly: 1/30
   
  Learn more Solutions Barbados (SB)
Political Leader: Grenville PHILLIPS II Seats in House of Assembly: 0/30
 
 

BAJAN FREE PARTY
BFP

Bajan Free Party (BFP)
Political Leader: Alex MITCHELL Seats in House of Assembly: 0/30
 
  Learn more Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM)
Political Leader: Neil HOLDER Seats in House of Assembly: 0/30
 
  Learn more People's Democratic Congress (PDC)
Political Leader: Mark ADAMSON Seats in House of Assembly: 0/30
 
SUMMARY OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND OTHER GROUPS
  Party Code Status Founded First election Last Election  # Elections
  Barbados Labour Party BLP active 1938 1951 2013 14
  Barbados Electors Association BEA defunct 1941 1951 1951 1
  West Indian National Congress Party CP defunct 1944 1951 1951 1
  Democratic Labour Party DLP active 1955 1956 2013 13
  Progresive Conservative Party PCP defunct 1956 1956 1956 1
  People's Progressive Movement PPM defunct 1956 1956 1966 2
  Barbados National Party BNP defunct 1960 1961 1966 2
  People's Political Alliance PPA defunct 1976 1976 1976 1
  Workers Party of Barbados WPB defunct 1985 1986 1986 1
  National Democraic Party NDP defunct 1989 1991 1984 2
  People's Empowerment Party PEP active 2006 2008 2008 1
  People's Democratic Congress PDC active 2005 2008 2013 2
  Bajan Free Party BFP active 2013 2013 2013 1
  Kingdom Government of Barbados KGB active 2013 2013 2013 1
  Solutions Barbados SB active 2015 - - -
  Barbados Integrity Movement BIM active 2016 - - -
  United Progressive Party UPP active 2017 - - -
  Citizens Action Partnership CAP defunct 2017 - - -
  New Barbados Kingdom Alliance NBKA active 2017 - - -
  Progressive Conservative Party PCP active 2017 - - -
OTHER OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND GROUPS
Democratic League
Note: Colour codes are used for ease of recognition of political parties in data tables and figures. For older parties the colour is not necessarily indicative of the colour used by that party at the time.
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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 POLITICAL PARTIES learn more
  Bajan Free Party
  Barbados Integrity Movement
  Barbados Labour Party
  Democratic Labour Party
  Kingdom Government of Barbados
  People's Democratic Congress
  Solutions Barbados
  United Progressive Party
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