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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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Overview of Electoral System
Here, we provide an overview of the electoral system in the country. Additional information may be found in the Country Browser.
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
Political Parties
Here, we provide information on active political parties. A more comprehensive list of political parties may be found in our Knowledge Centre.
Party Political Leader
Grenada United Labour Party or GULP Gloria Payne BANFIELD
National Democratic Congress or NDC Nazim BURKE
New National Party or NNP [Keith MITCHELL
Past Elections
Here, we provide links to results of past elections. This list is not all inclusive; we will continue to update the list and encourage you to assist us in filling any observed gaps. Notify us if you think a resource listed here has become deceptive or unfactual.
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
Party Manifestos
Here, we provide party manifestos from previous elections. This list is not all inclusive; we will continue to update the list and encourage you to suggest other resources you think we should list here. You may also view our collection of manifestos in our Reading Room.
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NNP 2013 NNP 2008    
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NDC 2013 NDC 2008    
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ULP 2008      

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