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St. Michael Central
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Arthur E.
HOLDER
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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Steven D.
BLACKETT*
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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Robert
TOUSSAINT
Solutions
Barbados
 UPP
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Richard T.
BARROW
United Progressive
Party
 BIM/CUP
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Glenville
EVELYN
Barbados Integrity
Movement
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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George Lamming Primary School, St. Michael, Barbados
Photo by Neil Gittens/CE
BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. Michael Central was created and first contested in 1981.
Year of creation 1981
Polling Divisions 9
Registered Electors (2013) 6,803
Voter Turnout (2013) 61.99%
   
Incumbent Steven BLACKETT (DLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  BLACKETT, S. winner DLP 2,117 50.46%
   
  HOLDER, A. BLP 2,078 49.54%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1981   Aaron TRUSS Barbados Labour Party 52.04% First time seat contested
1986   Cardinal L. TROTMAN Democratic Labour Party 56.88% DLP gain
1991   Cardinal L. TROTMAN Democratic Labour Party 53.19% DLP hold
1994   Ishmael A. ROETT Barbados Labour Party 42.63% BLP gain
1999   Ishmael A. ROETT Barbados Labour Party 64.14% BLP hold
2003   Ishmael A. ROETT Barbados Labour Party 51.58% BLP hold
2008   Steven D. BLACKETT Democratic Labour Party 54.01% DLP gain
2013   Steven D. BLACKETT Democratic Labour Party 50.46% DLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
STEVEN D. BLACKETT winner DLP 2,117 50.46%
Arthur E. Holder BLP 2,078 49.54%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
STEVEN D. BLACKETT winner DLP 2,289 54.01%
Rudy W. Grant  BLP 1,880 44.36%
David A. Comissiong PEP 69 1.63%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ISHMAEL A. ROETT winner BLP 2,062 51.58%
Steven D. Blackett DLP 1,936 48.42%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ISHMAEL ROETT winner BLP 2,436 64.14%
Christopher P. Sinckler DLP 1,362 35.86%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ISHHAEL A. ROETT winner BLP 1,560 42.63%
Peter A. Barrow NDP 491 13.42%
Demora E. Kirton IND 68 1.86%
Christopher P. Sinckler DLP 1,540 42.09%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
CARDINAL L. TROTMAN winner DLP 1,961 53.19%
Aaron Truss  BLP  1,577 42.77%
William W. Skinner NDP 149 4.04%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
CARDINAL L. TROTMAN winner DLP 2,520 56.88%
Aaron Truss BLP 1,910 43.12%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
AARON TRUSS winner BLP 2,130 52.04%
Cardinal L. Trotman DLP 1,899 46.40%
Christopher Hackett IND 64 1.56%
POLLING STATIONS (2018)  
Polling Division Areas
MA1 Church of The Nazarene, Bank Hall
MA2 Abundant Life Assembly
MA3 New Testament Church of God, Tudor Bridge
MB1 Abundant Life Assembly
MC1 George Lamming Primary School
MC2 Combermere School
MC3 Combermere School
MD1 Combermere School
MD2 George Lamming Primary School
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From the junction of Eagle Hall and Bank Hall Cross Road with Tudor Bridge, along the middle of Tudor Bridge to its junction with Accommodation Road; thence in a south easterly, then easterly and south easterly direction along the middle of Accommodation Road to its junction with 2nd Avenue Promenade Road; thence in a south westerly direction along the middle of 2nd Avenue Promenade Road to its junction with Military Road; thence in a south easterly direction along the middle of Military Road to its junction with Highway 2 (Bank Hall Main Road); thence in a north easterly direction along the middle of Highway 2 to its junction with Waterford Cross Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Waterford Cross Road to its junction with Highway 3 (the Hindsbury-Waterford Road); thence in a straight line drawn in the direction of the junction of Highway 4 (the Bridgetown-Bulkeley Road) with the Belle Road to the point at which that straight line is crossed by the watercourse running between the Belle Pumping Station in a south easterly direction between Flint Hall and Licorish Village to a point east of Welches Service Station on Highway 4; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Highway 4 to its junction with Bridge Road; thence along the middle of Bridge Road to its junction with Bank Hall Cross Road; thence in a north westerly to westerly direction along the middle of Bank Hall Cross Road to its junction with Eagle Hall and Tudor Bridge (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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