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Electoral Districts in the British Virgin Islands
For the election of the members of the House of Assembly, the British Virgin Islands is divided intonine electoral districts. Each electoral district sends a member to the House of Asembly, which has 13 seats (including four at large members). There are 19 polling divisions.
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Electoral District Areas Polling Divisions
First Electoral District West End, Carrott Bay (Tortola) 01 Zion Hill
02 Carrot Bay
Second Electoral District Meyers, Cane Garden Bay, Brewers Bay (Tortola) and Jost Van Dyke 03 Jost Van Dyke
04 Cane Garden Bay
05 Brewers Bay
06 Meyers
Third Electoral District Sea Cow's Bay and surroundings (Tortola) 07 Sea Cow’s Bay
08 Road Town
Fourth Electoral District Road Town and surroundings (Tortola) 09 Salt Island
Fifth Electoral District Huntum's Ghut and Long Trench (Tortola) 10 Huntum’s Ghut
11 Long Trench
Sixth Electoral District Baugher's Bay and East Central Tortola 12 Baughers Bay
13 Belle Vue
Seventh Electoral District Long Look (Tortola) and Beef Island 14 Long Look
Eighth Electoral District East End, Greenland and Hope Estate (Tortola) 15 Hope Estate
16 East End
Ninth Electoral District Virgin Gorda and Anegada 17 The Valley
18 North Sound
19 Anegada
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The Constitution Act of 1950 was replaced by the Constitution and Elections Ordinance 1954. By the Constitution and Elections Ordinance, 1954- (No. 7 of 1974), which established a new Legislative Council with an elected majority, the presidency was divided into five (5) districts. Road Town District/Tortola, Central (area of the capital) sent two members to the legislative council and the other districts sent one each.

The new Constitution of April 1967 provided for seven (7) electoral districts, with one representative per district.

In the Elections Ordinance 1977, the number of electoral districts increased to nine (9). (Refer to The 1967 Constitution Section 27(2) and Elections Ordinance 1977 for district boundaries). In 1990 a Territorial district comprised of four at-large representatives was introduced. During the 1995 General Elections, the first four (4) Territorial district candidates were elected.

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