Nevis Reformation Party

Nevis Reformation Party
Leader Dr.Janice Daniel-Hodge
Founded 1 August 1970
Headquarters NRP Party Headquarters,Nelson Spring, St. Thomas’ Parish, Nevis
Ideology Nevisian nationalism
Liberal conservatism
Monarchism
Anti-communism
National Assembly
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Nevis Island Assembly
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The Nevis Reformation Party is a Nevis-based political party in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Led by Dr.Janice Daniel-Hodge, the party currently holds none of the eleven seats in the National Assembly. It is the official opposition party on Nevis, holding one of five seats in the Nevis Island Assembly after losing to the CCM in the 2017 election.

History

The party was established on 1 August 1970.[1] They first contested national elections in 1971 when they received 7.7% of the national votes and won a single seat.[2] In the 1975 elections the party's vote share rose to 16.2%, but they lost their single seat. After winning 16.0% of the vote in the 1980 elections they won two seats and became part of the People's Action Movement-led coalition government. In 1984 their vote share fell to 10.1% but they increased their representation to three seats. They were reduced to two seats in 1989 and one seat in 1993. The party has since retained their single seat in elections in 1995, 2000, 2004 and 2010.

In 2006 the party won the Nevis Island Assembly elections, taking three of the five seats and ending the 14-year rule of the Concerned Citizens' Movement. In the 2011 elections, they remained in power after winning three seats again.

The party have lost the last two elections, with the NRP currently in opposition on the Nevis Island Assembly after winning only one of the five available seats in the December 2017 Nevis Island Assembly election.

Election results

National Assembly

Election year # of
votes
% of
vote
# of
overall seats won
+/– Govt?
1971 1,127 7.7 (#3)
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Increase1 Opposition
1975 1,987 16.2 (#3)
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Decrease1 No representation
1980 2,356 16.0 (#3)
2 / 9
Increase2 Coalition
1984 1,830 10.1 (#3)
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Increase1 Opposition
1989 1,948 10.9 (#3)
2 / 11
Decrease1 Opposition
1993 1,641 8.5 (#4)
1 / 11
Decrease1 Opposition
1995 1,521 7.0 (#4)
1 / 11
Steady Opposition
2000 1,710 7.8 (#4)
1 / 11
Steady Opposition
2004 1,688 7.5 (#4)
1 / 11
Steady Opposition
2010 2,539 9.8 (#4)
1 / 11
Steady Opposition
2015 3,276 10.8 (#4)
1 / 11
Steady Opposition
2020 2,232 8.00 (#5)
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Decrease1 No representation

References

  1. ^ About the NRP Nevis Reform Party
  2. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, pp576-578 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6

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