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Christ Church East
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Wilfred
ABRAHAMS
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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Dennis S.
LOWE*
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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Ann Marie
WEATHERHEAD
Solutions
Barbados
 UPP
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Victor
KNIGHT
United Progressive
Party
 
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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Grantley Adams International Airport, Christ Church, Barbados
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BACKGROUND
The constituency of Christ Church East was created and first contested in 1971.
Year of creation 1971
Polling Divisions 11
Registered Electors (2013) 8,920
Voter Turnout (2013) 64.72%
   
Incumbent Denis LOWE (DLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  LOWE, D. winner DLP 3,255 56.69%
   
  ABRAHAMS, W BLP 2,487 43.31%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   E. Edwy TALMA Democratic Labour Party 58.14% First time seat contested
1976   Richard L. CHELTENHAM Barbados Labour Party 50.17% BLP gain
1981   Richard L. CHELTENHAM Barbados Labour Party 51.15% BLP hold
1986   Edgar BOURNE Democratic Labour Party 32.17% DLP gain
1991   Tyrone C. ESTWICK Democratic Labour Party 47.65% DLP hold
1994   Wendell C.O, CALLENDER Barbados Labour Party 46.18% BLP gain
1999   Reginald R. FARLEY Barbados Labour Party 57.19% BLP hold
2003   Reginald R. FARLEY Barbados Labour Party 53.43% BLP hold
2008   Dennis S. LOWE Democratic Labour Party 41.16% DLP gain
2013   Dennis S. LOWE Democratic Labour Party 56.69% DLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DENIS S. LOWE winner DLP 3,255 56.69%
Wilfred A. Abrahams BLP 2,487 43.31%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
DENIS S. LOWE winner DLP 3,135 41.16%
Reginald R. Farley* BLP 2,184 36.49%
Ricardo O. Gibson IND 64 0.84%
Rodney F. Nurse PEP 17 0.28%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
REGINALD R. FARLEY winner BLP 2,510 53.43%
Denis S. Lowe DLP 2,188 46.57%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
REGINALD R. FARLEY winner BLP 3,231 57.19%
Tyrone C. Estwick DLP 2,419 42.81%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
WENDELL C.O. CALLENDER winner BLP 2,417 46.18%
George S. Bispham NDP 577 11.02%
Tyrone C. Estwick DLP 2,240 42.80%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
TYRONE C. ESTWICK winner DLP 2,333 47.65%
Calvin D. Harris  BLP 2,101 42.91%
Edgar Bourne  NDP 462 9.44%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
EDGAR BOURNE winner DLP 3,543 32.17%
Richard L. Cheltenham BLP 2,683 24.36%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RICHARD L. CHELTENHAM winner BLP 2,636 51.15%
C. Best DLP 2,517 48.85%
Thursday
2 Sep 1976
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
RICHARD L. CHELTENHAM winner BLP 2,088 50.17%
D.H. Hunte DLP 2,074 49.83%
Thursday
9 Sep 1971
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
C.EDWY TALMA winner DLP 2,010 58.14%
Richard L. Cheltenham BLP 1,447 41.86%
POLLING STATIONS (2018)  
Polling Division Areas
XA1 Waithe Memorial Auditorium, Providence
XA2 St Bartholomew School
XA3 St Bartholomew School
XB1 Wesleyan Holiness Church, Fairy Valley
XB2 Nazarene Church, Pilgrim Road
XB3 Emmanuel Tabernacle United Holy Church of America Inc. Pilgrim Road
XC1 St. Christopher's School
XC2 St. Christopher's School
XC3 Inch Marlow Pavilion
XD1 Jerusalem Apostolic Cathedral, Ealing Grove
XD2 Jerusalem Apostolic Cathedral, Ealing Grove
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From a point on the sea coast south of the terminus of the School Hill-St. Christopher Road in a straight line to the terminus of the School Hill-St. Christopher Road; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of the School Hill-St. Christopher Road to its junction with Sayes Court-Hopewell Road; thence along the middle of Sayes Court-Hopewell Road to its junction with Highway U (the Hopewell-Chancery Lane Road); thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Highway U to its junction with Waverley Road; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of Waverley Road to its junction with Pegwell Boggs Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Pegwell Boggs Road to its junction with Pegwell Boggs New Road; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of Pegwell Boggs New Road to its junction with Gibbons Road; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Gibbons Road to its junction with Highway 7 (the Oistins-Airport Road); thence in a north easterly direction along Highway 7 to its junction with Highway S (the Providence-Balls Road); thence in a northerly direction along the middle of Highway S to its junction with the ABC Highway; thence in a south westerly direction along the middle of the ABC Highway to its junction with Highway 6 at the Henry Forde Roundabout; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Highway 6 (the Balls-St. Patricks Road) to its junction with Highway Q (the Balls-Lower Greys Road); thence in a north easterly direction along the middle of Highway Q to its junction with Highway R (the Pilgrim-Ridge Road); thence in a southerly direction along the middle of Highway R to its junction with the ABC Highway; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of the ABC Highway to a point near light pole #499; thence in a southerly direction with a straight line to its junction with the Fairy Valley Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of the Fairy Valley Road to its junction with the Seawell House-Paragon Road; thence along the middle of the Seawell House-Paragon Road to a straight line leading to a point on the Sea Coast south of Paragon House; thence in a westerly direction along the sea coast to a point on the coast south of the terminus of the School Hill-St. Christopher Road (the starting point).
Key
  Bajan Free Party   NDP = National Democratic Party   United Progressive Party
  Barbados Integrity Movement   People's Democratic Congress   WPB = Workers Party of Barbados
  Barbados Labour Party   PEP = People's Empowerment Party   Independent Candidate
  Democratic Labour Party   PPA = People's Political Alliance   *incumbent
  Kingdom Government of Barbados   Solutions Barbados   ** Political Leader
Sources
Barbados Electoral and Boundaries Commission
Bajan Free Party (2018). Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/Bajan-Free-Party-BFP-HonAlex-MitchellEl-1767331239973521/
Barbados Integrity Movement (2018). Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/barbdaosintegritymovement/?ref=py_c
Barbados Labour Party. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.blp.org.bb/
Coalition of United Party. (2018) Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/alexmitchell.el/
Democratic Labour Party. (2018). Retrieved from http://dlpbarbados.org/site/
Solutions Barbados. (2018). Retrieved from https://solutionsbarbados.com/
United Progressive Party. (2018). Retrieved from https://uppbarbados.org/
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