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Country Profile Grenada
he Caribbean Atlas
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Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles) | Population: 104,300 (UN, 2010)
Capital City: St. George's
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Head of State Inherited monarchy with a Governor General appointed by the British Monarch
Head of Government Prime Minister is appointed by the Governor General
Structure of Parliament Bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 13 seats and the House of Assembly with 15 seats.
Electoral Law 1 January 1973
Constituencies 15 single-member constituencies.
Voting System In the Senate, 10 members are appointed by the government to serve a 5-year term and 3 members are chosen by the opposition party to serve a 5-year term. In House of Representatives 15 members are elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
Term of Office 5 years
Voter Requirements - age: 18 years
- British Commonwealth citizenship
- fulfilment of residence or domicile requirements
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements Qualified electors
- age: 18 years
- British Commonwealth citizenship
- domicile or residence in country or residence for at least 12 months immediately before polling
- sufficient ability to speak and read English
- ineligibility: undischarged bankruptcy, allegiance to a foreign State, insanity, sentence of death or imprisonment exceeding one year, government contractors
- nomination by at least six registered electors of the constituency
- deposit of EC$ 300, reimbursed if candidate obtains at least 1/8 of the constituency vote
Electoral Authority Supervisor of Elections
Last Elections 19 February 2013
Next Elections February 2018
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Grenada United Labour Party or GULP [Gloria Payne BANFIELD]
National Democratic Congress or NDC [Nazim BURKE]
New National Party or NNP [Keith MITCHELL]
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Year Specific Date Election Type View Results Source
1984 1984 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
1990 1990 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
1995 1995 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
1999 18 January 1999 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
2003 27 November 2003 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
2008 8 July 2008 Parliamentary View results CaribbeanElections.com
2013 19 February 2013 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
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