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general elections in Antigua and Barbuda, 9 March, 1999

by Commonwealth Observer Group.

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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections -- Antigua and Barbuda.,
  • Antigua and Barbuda -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe report of the Commonwealth Observer Group.
    SeriesCommonwealth Observer reports series, Commonwealth Observer reports
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL649.2.A956 C66 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22333827M
    ISBN 100850926130

    Elections were held for all the seats in the House of Representatives on the normal expiry of the members' term of office. Background and outcome of elections: In the general elections, the main opposition to the long-ruling Antigua Labour Party (ALP) came once again from the United Progressive Party (UPP) led by Mr. Baldwin Spencer. Senators are appointed by the Governor-General. Ten are appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, four on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition; one is appointed under the Governor-General's discretion to represent interests deemed important to Antigua and Barbuda; one is appointed on the advice of the Barbuda Council and one must be an inhabitant of Barbuda and is appointed on the.

      As head of state, Queen Elizabeth II is represented in Antigua and Barbuda by a governor general who acts on the advice of the prime minister and the cabinet. Antigua and Barbuda has a bicameral legislature: a member Senate appointed by the governor general--mainly on the advice of the prime minister and the leader of the opposition--and a. Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced last Saturday night that March 21st is the date for new elections in Antigua and Barbuda, three and a half years after his ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labor Party (ABLP) won the last general election.

      Leader of the country’s newest political party, the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) has asserted that general elections in Antigua & Barbuda should come at fixed intervals.   The Antigua Barbuda Labour Party has won the general elections, gaining one more seat in the parliament. It’s a win for ABLP, United Progressive Party and Barbuda .


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General elections in Antigua and Barbuda, 9 March, 1999 by Commonwealth Observer Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 21 March Electoral System. The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post. There was no fixed election date in effect in Antigua and Barbuda at this time; hence, the choice of election date is the prerogative.

However in the general election the Antigua Labour Party won 14 of 17 seats, while the ruling UPP won the other three seats. In the general election, held on 21 March, the ABLP won 15 seats, the UPP won 1 seat and the Barbuda Peoples Movement the seat for Barbuda.

Latest election. General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 9 March The elections were won by 1999 book governing Antigua Labour Party. Lester Bird was re-elected Prime Minister of Antigua and turnout was %. The election was extremely close, with the UPP losing five seats by a narrow votes in total, and had the elections been free and fair (the government controlled.

Get this from a library. The general election in Antigua and Barbuda, 9 March the report of the Commonwealth Observer Group. [Commonwealth Observer Group.;]. General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 21 March to elect members to House of Representatives of the 16th Antigua and Barbuda Parliament.

Each of the 17 constituencies elected one Member of Parliament (MP). The governing Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party led by Gaston Browne was returned to power, winning 15 of the 17 seats, increasing their majority by one t: % (%).

General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 9 March Electoral System. The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives were elected in single-member constituencies general elections in Antigua and Barbuda first-past-the-post.

There was no fixed election date in effect in Antigua and Barbuda at this time; hence, the choice of election date is the prerogative of. In the March elections, the ALP under Bird's leadership won 11 out of 17 seats even as the opposition criticized the ALP over corruption issues.

During the election the ALP pledged open government, an ombudsman to deal with citizen complaints, and new jobs, especially in tourism. Bird assumed the prime ministership on March 9, Antigua and Barbuda's Election results for parliamentary elections Antigua and Barbuda / Antigua y Barbuda Parliamentary Elections Elecciones Parliamentarias Last Updated / Última actualización: April 7, Elections of Ma / Elecciones de 11 de Marzo de ; Constituency: Winning Party: Constituency.

General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 12 March Electoral System. The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post. There was no fixed election date in effect in Antigua and Barbuda at this time; hence, the choice of election date is the prerogative.

Antiguans and Barbudans went to the polls on 21 March to elect a new government. Caribbean Elections provides information and current news for v o ters, students, teachers on the election and the Antigua and Barbuda electoral process.

The chair of the Commonwealth Observer Group, currently in Antigua and Barbuda ahead of tomorrow’s general election, has spoken of her hope for democracy. Janet Bostwick, former Foreign Minister and Attorney-General of The Bahamas, said: “On behalf of the group, I wish the people of Antigua and Barbuda well as they go out to exercise their franchise.

Antigua and Barbuda General Election Results - 12 June General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 12 June Electoral System. The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post.

As in previous elections, the main political parties contesting the election will be the ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) and the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP). A total of 53 candidates contested the 21 March general election in Antigua and Barbuda.

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Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission, Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda. 2, likes 4 talking about this 8 were here. The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission is committed to ensuring. She served as Foreign Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Women’s Affairs, Minister of Housing and Labour, and Minister of Justice and Immigration.

On 24 February, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced that Antigua and Barbuda would hold a general election on 21 March, over a year before elections were constitutionally due. Prime Minister Gaston Browne led his ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labor Party (ABLP) to victory in Wednesday’s general election after the party had won nine of the 10 seats declared early Thursday, according to the preliminary figures released by the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC).

2 The Antigua and Barbuda Elections: Post-Election Report from percent inwhile the Barbuda People’s Movement (BPM), the UPP’s ally on Barbuda, took percent, giving the main opposition parties a combined percent.

The ALP won percent, down from percent. The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda is set to hold general elections on Mar. 21, and two parties are contesting to form government. The island's economy and climate change preparedness are high on the agenda, especially after the devastation wrought by the hurricanes.

The statements are on: The Guatemala Referendum authorising the Government to take the border dispute with Belize to the International Court of Justice; and a Report on the General Elections held in Antigua and Barbuda on 21 March.

Assembly: Antigua and Barbuda has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 17 seats and the House of Representatives with 19 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor-General Rodney WILLIAMS. Description of electoral system: The Queen is hereditary N/A.

Prime Minister is appointed by the governor-general.1 The Commonwealth Observer Group to the General Elections in Antigua and Barbuda, Report of 9 March Desclosure and Enforcement of Political Party andCampaing Financing in the CARICOM STATES 9 To prevent possible future abuses, and in response to recommendations made by the.

Antigua and Barbuda Voters in the twin-island nation will head to the polls on 21 March, a year before general elections are constitutionally due. .