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1978 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Michael South Central

The resignation of Mr. Frederick Smith, Member of Parliament and the Democratic Labour Party representative for the St. Michael South Central, resulted in the 1978 By-Election.

Nomination Day: 18 June 1978
No. of Candidates 3
Election Day: 6 July 1978
No. of Registered Electors: 6,086
No. of Electors who voted: 4,106 (1,734 Males, 2,372 Females)
Percentage who voted: 67.5%


Elections Results:




Mr. Hinds BLP 1,367
Mr. Richard Haynes DLP 2,604
Mr. Carl Haddock 51
Mr. Callie Mottley 15
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 4,022

Candidate Elected: Dr. Richard Haynes

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