Saint Kitts and Nevis

Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis

56,345 4

Population (as of Feb. 8, 2019)

Elections in our database

42,185 68.06%

Registered Voters (as of March 25, 2015)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Timothy HARRIS
  • Assembly: Saint Kitts and Nevis has a unicameral National Assembly with 14 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Samuel Weymouth Tapley SEATON

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the National Assembly, 11 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 3 members are appointed by the governor-general to serve 5-year terms. Of the three nominated seats, two are nominated on the advice of the prime minister and one on the advice of the leader of the opposition.
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 1998-08-10 3,935 6,785 58.0%
Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly 2004-10-25 22,922 38,865 58.98%
Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly 2010-01-25 27,246 32,806 83.05%
Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly 2015-02-16 30,455 42,185 72.19%

Voter Turnout