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2015 Saint Kitts and Nevis general election
11 of 15 seats to the National Assembly
6 seats needed for a majority
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General elections were held in Saint Kitts and Nevis on 16 February 2015. The ruling Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party, led by Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, was defeated by Team Unity, an alliance of the Concerned Citizens' Movement, the People's Action Movement, and the People's Labour Party, led by Timothy Harris.
Prior to the elections, three opposition parties, the People's Action Movement, the People's Labour Party and the Concerned Citizens' Movement formed the Team Unity alliance. The three parties did not stand against each other, and formed the sole opposition to the Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party on Saint Kitts and to the Nevis Reformation Party on Nevis.
Eleven of the fifteen seats in the National Assembly were elected, with the other four members appointed by the Governor-General at some point after the elections. The eleven elected seats were elected in single-member constituencies using plurality voting.
On Saint Kitts, the People's Action Movement won four of the eight seats, whilst the Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party losing half their seats. Contesting their first elections, the People's Labour Party won one seat. On Nevis two seats were won by the Concerned Citizens' Movement and the third by the Nevis Reformation Party.
The outgoing coalition (SKNLP and NRP) secured 50.08% of votes but got only 4 seats, the winning coalition (PAM, PLP and CCM) won 7 seats with only 49.92% of votes.
|Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party||11,897||39.27||3||–3|
|People's Action Movement||8,452||27.90||4||+2|
|Concerned Citizens' Movement||3,951||13.04||2||0|
|Nevis Reformation Party||3,276||10.81||1||0|
|People's Labour Party||2,723||8.99||1||New|
|Source: SKN Vibes|
- Team Unity wins St Kitts and Nevis 2015 general election Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine Caribbean Elections, 17 February 2015
- Team Unity declared official winners of St Kitts Election The Daily Observer, 17 February 2015
- Electoral system IPU
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