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PARTIES CONSTITUENCIES CANDIDATES RESULTS PAST EDUCATION
POLITICAL PARTIES
SKNLP: St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party
SKNLP
NRP
Dr. Denzil DOUGLAS
Political Leader
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Team Unity
Team Unity
Dr. Timothy HARRIS
Political Leader
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CONSTITUENCIES
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OVERVIEW OF ELECTORAL SYSTEM
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 Unicameral National Assembly with 14 seats.
Electoral Law 23 June 1981; Constitution (1983 No.881)
Constituencies 11 single-member constituencies.
Voting System In the National Assembly, 3 members are nominated to serve 5-year terms and 11 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms
Term of Office 5 years
Voter Requirements - age: 18 years
- St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship (or British Commonwealth, if born in the country before independence).
- residence in the country for at least one year
- disqualifications: insanity, allegiance to a foreign State.
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements Qualified electors
- age: 21 years
- St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship (or that of one parent) by birth
- residence in the country on the date of nomination for election or appointment
- ineligibility: undischarged bankrupts, persons under sentence of death or imprisonment exceeding 12 months, ministers of religion.
- support of at least two electors from the constituency concerned
- deposit of a sum equivalent to US$ 55, which is reimbursed on obtaining at least 1/8 of votes cast in the constituency.
Electoral Authority Electoral Commission
Last Elections 16 February 2015
Next Elections February 2020
VOTER EDUCATION
Country Profile Government Structure Election Basics Political History of TCI Electoral Legislation
2015 ELECTION - BY THE NUMBERS
PARTY CANDIDATES
Female Male Total
SKNLP SKNLP St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) 1 10 11
NRP NRP Nevis Reformation Party (NRP)
Team Unity CCM Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) 0 11 11
PAM People's Action Movement (PAM)
People's Labour Party (PLP)
      1 21 22
The National Assembly - the Parliament of St. Kitts and Nevis - is comprised of the Speaker, elected members of the Government and Opposition parties (11), appointed Senators (3) and the Attorney-General when not an elected member.
PAST ELECTIONS
1952 Monday, 6 October 1952 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 80.95% 8 8 95.69%
1957 Wednesday, 6 November 1957 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 53.60% 5 8 -
1961 Thursday, 16 November 1961 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 67.08% 7 10 68.75%
1966 Monday, 25 July 1966 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 44.21% 7 10 70.40%
1971 Monday, 10 May 1971 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 50.65% 7 9 87.88%
1975 Monday, 1 December 1975 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 60.17% 7 9 72.04%
1980 Monday, 18 February 1980 St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla Labour Party 50.01% 4 11 74.54%
1984 Thursday, 21 June 1984 People's Action Movement 44.53% 6 11 74.26%
1989 Tuesday, 21 March 1989 People's Action Movement 44.37% 6 11 66.77%
1993 Monday, 29 November 1993 People's Action Movement 33.59% 4 11 66.69%
1995 Monday, 3 April 1995 St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 49.58% 7 11 67.89%
2000 Monday, 6 March 2000 St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 53.85% 8 11 64.15%
2004 Monday, 25 October 2004 St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 50.61% 7 11 58.48%
2010 Monday, 25 January 2010 St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 46.96% 6 11 83.40%
2015 16 February 2015 Team Unity 49.92% 7 11 72.19%
VOTING TRENDS
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ELECTION REPORTS
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
Year Report Download
2015 Final Report of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission for the General Elections held in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis on February 16, 2015 Download
Statement on St. Kitts and Nevis Elections from Head of the CARICOM Observer Mission, 17 February 2015 Download
2010 Preliminary Statement issed by the CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to the General Elections in St. Kitts and Nevis, 25 January 2010 Download
2010 St. Kitts and Nevis Election - Final Report of the Commonwealth Expert Team Download
Final Report of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission for the General Elections in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis on January 25, 2010 Download
2004 Preliminary Statement issed by the CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to the General Elections in St. Kitts and Nevis, 25 October 2004 Download
2004 St. Kitts and Nevis Election - Final Report of the Commonwealth Expert Team Download
1995 The General Election in St. Kitts and Nevis, 3 July 1995: The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group Download
NEVIS ISLAND ASSEMBLY
Year Report Download
2013 Preliminary Statement of the CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission to the Nevis Island Assembly Elections in The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, 22 January 2013 Download
2011 Final Report of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission to the Nevis Island Assembly Elections in The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, July 11, 2011 Download
Final Report of the CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission to the Nevis Island Assembly Elections in The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, July 11, 2011 Download
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