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Nevis Reformation Party (NRP)

The Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) is a Nevis-based political party in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Led by Joseph Parry, the party currently holds one of the eleven seats in the National Assembly. It is also the ruling party on Nevis, holding three of the five seats in the Nevis Island Assembly.

After the Christena Disaster, 1 August 1970 a group of men and women from around the island of Nevis came together and dedicated their lives to serve and improve the lives of all Nevisians.

Ivor Stevens, Uhral Swanston, Ralph Harris, Horace Liburd, Rohan Liburd, Carlton Parris, Gilbert Phillip, Eustace Nisbett, Eustace Hanley, William Challenger, Georgette Seabrookes, Edward Roper, Annie Mills, and Walton Parris are among the out­standing patriots who formed the Nevis Refor­mation Party. Benefits from the NRP Party.

They first contested national elections in 1971 when they received 7.7% of the national votes and won a single seat. In the 1975 elections the party's vote share rose to 16.2%, but they lost their single seat. After winning 16.0% of the vote in the 1980 elections they won two seats, and became part of the People's Action Movement-led coalition government. In 1984 their vote share fell to 10.1% but they increased their representation to three seats. They were reduced to two seats in 1989 and one seat in 1993. The party has since retained their single seat in elections in 1995, 2000, 2004 and 2010.

In 2006 they party won the Nevis Island Assembly elections, taking three of the five seats and ending the 14-year rule of the Concerned Citizens' Movement. In the 2011 elections they remained in power after winning three seats again.

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Leader Joseph PARRY
Founded 1 August 1970
National Assembly seats - 2015 1/11
   
Party Colour Green
Party Symbol Bottle
First election 1971
Last election 2015
Status Active
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NRP 2011 Manifesto [NIA]
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NRP 2006 Manifesto [NIA]
 
PARTY TIMELINE
Category 1971 1975 1980 1984 1989 1993 1995 2000 2004 2010
Candidates 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Seats 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Votes 1,127 1,987 2,356 1,830 1,948 1,641 1,521 1,710 1,688 2,539
% Valid Votes 7.08% 16.24% 16.02% 10.27% 11.11% 8.55% 7.03% 7.83% 7.48% 9.75%
Change - 9.16% 8.94% -5.97% 0.84% -2.56% -1.51% 0.80% -0.35% 2.28%
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