1980 Saint Kitts and Nevis general election

General elections were held in Saint Kitts and Nevis on 18 February 1980.[1] Although the Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party won a plurality of the elected seats, the People's Action Movement were able to form a coalition government with a one-seat majority and PAM leader Kennedy Simmonds became Premier.[2] Voter turnout was 74.5%.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party 7,355 50.01 4 -3
People's Action Movement 4,990 33.93 3 +1
Nevis Reformation Party 2,356 16.02 2 +2
Independents 6 0.04 0 0
Appointed members 4 0
Total 14,707 100.00 13 0
Valid votes 14,707 99.04
Invalid/blank votes 143 0.96
Total votes 14,850 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 19,921 74.54
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p574 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p570

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