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1961 Barbadian general election

Barbados House of Assembly of Barbados Elections in Barbados
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General elections were held in Barbados on 4 December 1961.[1] Although the Barbados Labour Party received more votes, the result was a victory for the Democratic Labour Party, which won 14 of the 24 seats. Voter turnout was 61.3%.[1]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Barbados Labour Party40,09636.825–10
Democratic Labour Party39,53436.3014+10
Barbados National Party24,01522.054+1
Independents5,2634.831–1
Total108,908100.00240
Valid votes63,53699.14
Invalid votes5540.86
Total votes64,090100.00
Registered voters/turnout104,51861.32
Source: Caribbean Elections

References

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p90 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6