ElectionGudie

April 22, 2015 Held

7,934
Voted
Anguilla

Anguilla

Election for Anguillian House of Assembly

Results

72%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:7,934
Valid Votes:7,934
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Anguilla United Front 6 None

Anguilla United Movement 0 None

DOVE (Democracy, Opportunity, Vision & Empowerment) 0 None

Independents 1 None

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 Hubert B. HUGHES
  • Assembly: Anguilla has a unicameral House of Assembly with 11 seats. 

*Represented by Governor Christina Scott (since 2013). 

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • In the House of Assembly, 7 members are elected by plurality 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 (AUF)

Leader: Fritz SMITH

Number of Seats won in last election: 2

  • Party: Anguilla United Movement (AUM)

Leader: Dr. Ellis WEBSTER *

Number of Seats won in last election: 4

  • Party: Anguilla Progressive Party (APP)

Leader: Brent DAVIS

Number of Seats won in last election: 1

*Former party leader Chief Minister Hubert B. HUGHES recently announced WEBSTER will lead the AUM in the 28 February elections.

Last election:

  • The last election for the House of Assembly was held on 15 February 2015.  There were 8,652 registered voters for the election.  The Anguilla United Movement (AUM) won 4 seats (of 7), while the Anguilla United Front (AUF) won 2 seats, and the Anguilla Progressive Party (APP) won 3. 

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 16,086 (July 2014 est.)[i]
  • Registered Voters: 8,652 (2010)[ii]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 8,335 (2014 est.)[iii]
  • Is Anguilla a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Anguilla ratified CEDAW: No
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 1 (0.09%) of 11 seats in the House of Assembly[iv]
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: N/A
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Anguilla a signatory to CRPD: No
  • Has Anguilla ratified CRPD: No