ElectionGudie

Oct. 25, 2004 Held

22,922
Voted
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Election for Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly

Results

58%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:22,922
Valid Votes:22,590
Invalid Votes:332

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Saint Kitts and Nevis Labor Party 7 11,426

50.58%

People's Action Movement 1 7,161

31.70%

Concerned Citizens Movement 3 1,982

8.77%

Nevis Reformation Party 1 1,688

7.47%

Others - - 333

1.47%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 11 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

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

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Cuthbert Montraville SEBASTIAN.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary N/A.
  • Prime Minister is appointed by the monarch.
  • In the National Assembly, 3 members are nominated to serve 5-year terms and 11 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies 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.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Saint Kitts and Nevis Labor Party (SKNLP)
    • Leader: Dr. Denzil DOUGLAS
    • Seats won in this election: 7
    • Seats won in last election: 8
  • Party: Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM)
    • Leader: Vance AMOR
    • Seats won in this election: 3
    • Seats won in last election: 8
  • Party: Nevis Reformation Party (NRP)
    • Leader: Joseph PARRY
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: People's Action Movement (PAM)
    • Leader: Lindsey GRANT
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Others
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary took place in St. Kitts and Nevis on March 6, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 38,836 (July 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 38,865 (July 2004 )