ElectionGudie

Feb. 21, 2005 Held

5,569
Voted
Anguilla

Anguilla

Election for Anguillian House of Assembly

Results

74%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:5,569
Valid Votes:5,569
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Anguilla United Front 4 - 2,177

39.09%

Anguilla Strategic Alliance 2 - 1,203

21.60%

Anguilla United Movement 1 - 1,088

19.54%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 7 seats in the House of Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Chief Minister Osbourne FLEMING **
  • Assembly: Anguilla has a unicameral House of Assembly with 11 seats.

* Represented by Governor Alan Eden HUCKLE.

** The monarch is hereditary and the governor is appointed by the monarch. Following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party of coalition is usually appointed chief minister.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • Chief Minister is appointed.
  • In the House of Assembly, 7 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms, 2 members are appointed ex officio to serve 5-year terms and 2 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Anguilla United Front*
    Leader: Osbourne FLEMING, Victor BANKS
    Seats won in this election: 4
    Seats won in last election: 4
  • Party: Anguilla Strategic Alliance
    Leader: Edison Baird
    Seats won in this election: 2
    Seats won in last election: 0
  • Party: Anguilla United Movement
    Leader: Hubert HUGHES
    Seats won in this election: 1
    Seats won in last election: 0

* The United Front is an alliance of the Anguilla Democratic Party and the Anguilla National Alliance.

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last elections took place on March 3, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 13,008 (July 2004 )
  • Registered Voters: 7,555 (February 2005 )