ElectionGudie

Jan. 25, 2010 Held

27,246
Voted
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis

Election for Kittitian and Nevisian National Assembly

Results

83%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:27,246
Valid Votes:27,246
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 6 - 12,868

49.43%

People's Action Movement 2 - 8,607

33.06%

Concerned Citizens' Movement 2 - 3,128

12.01%

Nevis Reformation Party 1 - - 2,805

10.77%

Independents - - 20

0.08%

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.
  • In the National Assembly, 3 members are nominated to serve 5-year terms and 11 members are elected by plurality 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:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 40,131 (July 2009 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 32,806 (January 2010 )