ElectionGudie

Feb. 19, 2013 Held

54,524
Voted
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Grenada

Election for House of Representatives

Results

87%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:54,524
Valid Votes:54,460
Invalid Votes:64

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

New National Party 15 - 32,031

58.82%

National Democratic Congress - - 22,160

40.69%

National United Front - - 186

0.34%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 15 seats in the House of Representatives

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Tillman THOMAS
  • Assembly: Grenada has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 13 seats and the House of Representatives with 15 seats.

* Queen Elizabeth II is represented by Governor-General Arnold GLEAN.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary N/A.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Senate, 10 members are appointed by the government to serve 5-year terms and 3 members are appointed by the opposition to serve 5-year terms. In the House of Representatives 15 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: New National Party (NNP)
    Leader: Keith MITCHELL
    Seats won in this House of Representatives election: 15
    Seats won in last House of Representatives election: 4
  • Party: National Democratic Congress (NDC)
    Leader: Tillman THOMAS
    Seats won in this House of Representatives election: 0
    Seats won in last House of Representatives election: 11
  • Party: National United Front (NUF)
    Leader: Glynnis ROBERTS
    Seats won in this House of Representatives election: 0
    Seats won in last House of Representatives election: N/A

 

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 109,011 (July 2012 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 62,243 (February 2013 )