General Elections were held in the British Virgin Islands on 12 November 1990 for all nine seats in the Legislative Council.
The British Virgin Islands elects on territorial level to a unicameral legislature. The Legislative Council consists of 11 members; nine elected representatives for a four-year term, the Attorney General (non-voting, ex officio member) and one elected Speaker.
Political Parties & Candidates
Four political parties contested the election - the incumbent Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led by Chief Minister Lavity Stoutt; the BVI United Party (UP) led by Conrad Maduro (which fielded six candidates); the newly formed Progressive People's Democratic Party (PPDP) led by former Chief Minister Willard Wheatley (which fielded five candidates); and the newly formed Independent People's Movement (IPM) which fielded only two candidates.
The result was a decisive victory for the incumbent Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led by Chief Minister Lavity Stoutt.
Voter turnout was 69.4%.