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GENERAL ELECTIONS

The House of Assembly is an elected body which initially comprised to (2) representatives from each of the eleven (11) parishes which were also the constituencies. In 1843 the representatives increased to twenty-four (24) with the introduction of two (2) representatives for a constituency called Bridgetown, which took the total constituencies to twelve. From 1971 the number of constituencies was increased to twenty-four (24) with the candidate receiving the most votes in each constituency being elected to the House of Assembly.

From 1660 until 1901 the life of the Assembly was two (2) years, in 1937 it was extended to three (3) years, and in 1951 it was extended to five (5) years.

There were:

  • Twelve (12) constituencies prior to 1971,
  • Twenty-four (24) constituencies from 1971-1980,
  • Twenty-seven (27) constituencies from 1981-1990,
  • Twenty-eight (28) constituencies from 1991-2002 and
  • Thirty (30) constituencies from 2003 until present

BARBADOS GENERAL ELECTION REPORTS

 

YEAR

DATE

TYPE

SUMMARY (HTML)

1956 December 06 General View
1961 December 04 General View
1966 November 03 General View
1971 September 09 General View
1976 September 02 General View
1981 June 18 General View
1986 May 28 General View
1991 January 22 General View
1994 September 06 General View
1999 January 20 General View
2003 May 21 General View
2008 January 15 General View

BARBADOS BY-ELECTION REPORTS

 

YEAR

DATE

TYPE

REPORT (PDF)

REPORT (DOC)

SUMMARY (HTML)

1954 November 29 By Download Download View
1958 May 21 By Download Download View
1958 November 03 By Download Download View
1969 May 29 By Download Download View
1970 December 3 By Download Download View
1976 February 26 By Download Download View
1976 May 12 By Download Download View
1978 July 6 By Download Download View
1984 July 19 By Download Download View
1985 May 23 By Download Download View
1987 July 16 By Download Download View
1996 July 16 By Download Download View
2001 September 21 By Download Download View
2011 January 20 By Download Download View
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