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Grenada General Election Results - 24 August 1967

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General elections were held in Grenada on 24 August 1967.

Electoral System

The 10 members of the Legislative Council were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting.

Political Parties & Candidates

Two political parties contested the election - the Grenada United Labour Party (GULP) and the Grenada National Party (GNP). Each party presented a full slate of 10 candidates.

Results

The result was a victory for the Grenada United Labour Party, which won seven of the 10 seats and 54.51% of the vote. The Grenada National Party won the three remaining seats and 45.49% of the vote.

Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was 74.82%.

 

ELECTORAL SYSTEM
System First-past-the-post
Elected Members 10 single-member constituencies
VOTER TURNOUT
Total Valid Votes 29,037
Invalid Votes 1,953
Total Votes Cast 30,990
Registered Voters 41,422
Voter Turnout 74.82%
   
CRITICAL DATES
Dissolution of House -
Nomination Day -
Polling Day Thu, 24 Aug 1967
First Meeting of Parliament -
ELECTORAL LEGISLATION View all Members of Parliament of Barbados
Grenada House of Representatives Election Act (1958) Download
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party Code Votes % votes Candidates Seats
  Grenada United Labour Party Winner GULP 15,827 54.41% 10 7
  Grenada National Party GNP 13,210 45.49% 10 3
  Total Valid Votes Total 29,037 100% 20 15
ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Constituency   Representative Party
St. George's Town   Hudson R. SCIPIO Grenada National Party
St. George Parish North   George F. HOSTEN Grenada United Labour Party
St. George Parish South   Eric M. GAIRY Grenada United Labour Party
St. John   Herbert J. PREDHOMME Grenada United Labour Party
St. Mark   Albert O. FORSYTH Grenada United Labour Party
St. Patrick   Wellington R.L. FRIDAY Grenada National Party
St. Andrew North   Allen L. WILLIAMS Grenada United Labour Party
St. Andrew South   David T. SYLVESTER Grenada United Labour Party
St. David   Cynthia B. GAIRY Grenada United Labour Party
Carriacou   Herbert A. BLAIZE Grenada National Party
SUMMARY BY CONSTITUENCY AND CANDIDATE
Constituency Candidate Party  Votes Vote%
St. George's Town Hudson R. SCIPIO Winner GNP 1,311 58.40%
G.E.D. CLYNE GULP 934 41.60%
St. George Parish North L.A. PURCELL GNP 1,724 44.59%
George F. HOSTEN Winner GULP 2,142 55.41%
St. George Parish South A.M. CRUICKSHANK GNP 1,309 37.35%
Eric M. GAIRY Winner GULP 2,196 62.65%
St. John McDonald C.E. WELSH GNP 920 37.57%
Herbert J. PREDHOMME Winner GULP 1,529 62.43%
St. Mark G.O. FREDERICK GNP 473 34.00%
Albert O. FORSYTH Winner GULP 918 66.00%
St. Patrick Wellington R.L. FRIDAY Winner GNP 1,862 52.44%
J.M.I. PROSPER GULP 1,689 47.56%
St. Andrew North Ben J. JONES GNP 1,020 32.44%
Allen L. WILLIAMS Winner GULP 2,124 67.56%
St. Andrew South Ralph M. BHOLA GNP 1,771 46.50%
David T. SYLVESTER Winner GULP 2,038 53.50%
St. David D.A. RADIX GNP 1,013 33.33%
Cynthia B. GAIRY Winner GULP 2,026 66.67%
Carriacou Herbert A. BLAIZE Winner GNP 1,807 88.67%
M.J. SYLVESTER GULP 231 11.33%
SUMMARY BY CONSTITUENCY AND PARTY
Constituency GULP GNP Valid Votes
St. George's Town 934 1,311 2,245
St. George Parish North 2,142 1,724 3,866
St. George Parish South 2,196 1,309 3,505
St. John 1,529 920 2,449
St. Mark 918 473 1,391
St. Patrick 1,689 1,862 3,551
St. Andrew North 2,124 1,020 3,144
St. Andrew South 2,038 1,771 3,809
St. David 2,026 1,013 3,039
Carriacou 231 1,807 2,038
Total 15,827 13,210 29,037
Key
NNP = New National Party; NDC = New Democratic Congress; GEM = Grenada Empowerment Movement; GPM = Grenada Progressive Movement; GRP = Grenada Renaissance Party; GUPM = Grenada United Patriotic Movement; TLP = The Liberal Partry; TPP= The Progress Party; ULP = United Labour Platform; GULP = Grenada United Labour Platform; PLM = People's Labour Movement; GOD = Good Old Democracy; MBPM = Maurice Bishop Patriotic Movement; URP = United Republican Party; CDLP = Christian Democratic Labour Party; GFLP = Grenada Federated Labour Party;IND = Independent; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
Grenada Parliamentary Elections Office
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