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General Election Results - 2 February 1995

General elections were held in Turks and Caicos Islands on 2 February 1995.

There were 13 seats in 13 constituencies throughout the islands.

Two parties contested the election – Progressive National Party (PNP) and the People's Democratic Movement (PDM).

A total of 33 candidates contested the election. The two major parties each presented a full slate of 13 candidates. There were also 7 independent candidates.

The result was a victory for the PDM winning 8 of 13 seats. The PNP won 4 seats, and one seat went to an Independent candidate. PDM leader Derek Taylor was sworn in as the Chief Minister.

Voter turnout was 77.28%.

ELECTION SNAPSHOT
Total Valid Votes 4,117
Invalid Votes 80
Total Votes Cast 4,197
Registered Voters 5,431
Voter Turnout 77.28%
CRITI CAL DATES
Dissolution of House -
Nomination Day -
Polling Day Thu, 02 Feb 1995
POLITICAL LEADERS
  Photo Derek Hugh TAYLOR Winner
People's Democratic Movement (PDM)
  Photo C. Washington MISICK
Progressive National Party (PNP)
BY THE NUMBERS
PDM
13
candidates
8
seats
PNP
13
candidates
4
seats
IND
7
candidates
1
seats
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party Code Votes Candidates Seats
Total % votes Change Number Change
  People's Democratic Movement Winner PDM 2,058 49.99% +1.5% 13 8 +3
  Progressive National Party PNP 1,887 45.83% -5.7% 13 4 -2
  Independents IND 172 4.18% +4.2% 7 1 +1
  Total Valid Votes   4,117 100% - 33 13 -
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SUMMARY BY ELECTORAL DISTRICT AND PARTY
Electoral District Registered Voters PDM PNP IND Valid Votes Invalid Votes Total Votes Voter Turnout
West Road 457 212 142 - 354 17 371 81.18%
Overback 403 110 204 - 314 4 318 78.91%
North Backsalina 460 228 141 - 369 8 377 81.96%
South Backsalina 470 220 163 - 383 0 383 81.49%
Salt Cay 101 39 53 0 92 0 92 91.09%
South Caicos North 338 100 173 - 273 8 281 83.14%
South Caicos South 358 71 106 112 289 7 296 82.68%
Middle Caicos 237 106 86 - 192 5 197 83.12%
North Caicos East 527 153 239 2 394 1 395 74.95%
North Caicos West 280 150 95 - 245 4 249 88.93%
The Bight 504 196 116 21 333 2 335 66.47%
Blue Hills 603 218 165 37 420 10 430 71.31%
Five Cays 693 255 204 - 459 14 473 68.25%
Total 5,431 2,058 1,887 172 4,117 80 4,197 77.28%
ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
District   Representative Party
West Road   COALBROOKE, Larry Allen  People's Democratic Movement
Overback   MISICK, Charles Washington Progressive National Party
North Backsalina   SKIPPINGS, Oswald D.O. People's Democratic Movement
South Backsalina   TAYLOR, Hugh Derek ** People's Democratic Movement
Salt Cay   SMITH, Arabella Rosalinda Progressive National Party
South Caicos North   SAUNDERS, Emily R.  Progressive National Party
South Caicos South   SAUNDERS, Norman Benjamin Independent
Middle Caicos   HARVEY, Samuel Lotus  People's Democratic Movement
North Caicos East   MISSICK, Michael Eugene  Progressive National Party
North Caicos West   SELVER, Clarence Wesley  People's Democratic Movement
The Bight   DELANCY, Felix O'Neal  People's Democratic Movement
Blue Hills   EWING, Hilly Arthur  People's Democratic Movement
Five Cays   RIGBY, Staven Sinclair People's Democratic Movement
Key
PDM = People's Democratic Movement; PDA = Progressive Democratic Alliance; PNP = Progressive National Party; IND = Independent; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
Turks and Caicos Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.sppdtci.com/election-years
http://www.gov.ai/elections/
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