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Election Results 1951 - 2016

The 2016 General Elections represents the country's tenth such event since attaining Independence in 1979 and our 17th since attaining Adult Suffrage in 1951. Thus far, since Adult Suffrage, both the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the United Workers Party have been victorious in eight polls. Further to this, the peaceful transfer of the reins of power from one party to another has occurred five times since Independence and six times since Adult Suffrage.

 OVERVIEW
Year Seats by Winning Party
1951 Friday, 12 October 1951 Saint Lucia Labour Party 43.26% 5 8 60.07% View full results
1954 Thursday, 23 December 1954 Saint Lucia Labour Party 47.44% 5 8 49.36% View full results
1957 Wednesday, 18 September 1957 Saint Lucia Labour Party 66.47% 7 8 56.82% View full results
1961 Friday, 14 April 1961 Saint Lucia Labour Party 61.66% 9 10 - View full results
1964 Thursday, 25 June 1964 United Workers Party 51.51% 6 10 51.82% View full results
1969 Friday, 25 April 1969 United Workers Party 58.60% 6 10 53.86% View full results
1974 Tuesday, 07 May 1974 United Workers Party 53.35% 10 17 84.38% View full results
1979 Monday, 02 July 1979 Saint Lucia Labour Party 56.21% 12 17 66.02% View full results
1982 Monday, 03 May 1982 United Workers Party 56.18% 14 17 65.80% View full results
1987 Monday, 06 April 1987 United Workers Party 52.37% 9 17 60.56% View full results
1987 Thursday,30 April 1987 United Workers Party 53.18% 9 17 64.72% View full results
1992 Monday, 27 April 1992 United Workers Party 56.18% 11 17 63.34% View full results
1997 Friday, 23 May 1997 Saint Lucia Labour Party 61.37% 14 17 66.55% View full results
2001 Monday, 03 December 2001 Saint Lucia Labour Party 56.01% 14 17 52.73% View full results
2006 Monday, 11 December 2006 United Workers Party 51.34% 11 17 58.46% View full results
2011 Monday, 28 November 2011 Saint Lucia Labour Party 50.99% 11 17 56.14% View full results
2016 Monday, 06 June 2016 United Workers Party 54.76% 11 17 53.45% View full results
 VOTING TRENDS
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Key

SLP = Saint Lucia Labour Party; UWP = United Workers Party; IND = Independent; *Incumbent; **Political Leader

Sources

Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p230 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6

Reports of the St Kitts and NEvis Electoral Office

Lea, D., & Milward, C. (2001). A Political Chronology of the Americas. Europa Publications Limited.

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