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St. Michael West Central
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Ian
GOODING-EDGHILL
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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James D.
PAUL*
Democratic Labour
Party
 SB
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Angela
EDEY
Solutions
Barbados
 UPP
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Herman O.
LOWE
United Progressive
Party
 BIM/CUP
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Stephen
BELGRAVE
Barbados Integrity
Movement
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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Lawrence T. Gay Memorial School, St. Michael, Barbados
Photo by Neil Gittens/CE
BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. Michael West Central was created and first contested in 1981.
Year of creation 1981
Polling Divisions 8
Registered Electors (2013) 7,697
Voter Turnout (2013) 57.48%
   
Incumbent James PAUL (DLP)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  PAUL, J. winner DLP 2,239 50.99%
   
  GOODING-EDGHILL, I. BLP 2,046 46.60%
   
  LOWE, H. IND 38 0.87%
   
  WARDE, J. IND 68 1.55%
   
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1981   Victor L. JOHNSON Barbados Labour Party 50.68% First time seat contested
1986   Wesley W. HALL Democratic Labour Party 61.12% DLP gain
1991   Wesley W. HALL Democratic Labour Party 54.19% DLP hold
1994   Rommell D. MARSHALL Barbados Labour Party 46.68% BLP gain
1999   Rommell D. MARSHALL Barbados Labour Party 62.81% BLP hold
2003   Rommell D. MARSHALL Barbados Labour Party 61.08% BLP hold
2008   James D. PAUL Democratic Labour Party 49.31% DLP gain
2013   James D. PAUL Democratic Labour Party 50.99% DLP hold
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE View all election results
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
JAMES D. PAUL winner DLP 2,239 50.99%
George P.I. Gooding-Edghill BLP 2,046 46.60%
Hermon O. Lowe IND 38 0.87%
John R. Warde IND 68 1.55%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
JAMES D. PAUL winner DLP 2,167 49.31%
Rommell D. Marshall BLP 2,142 48.74%
Robert L. M. Clarke PEP 86 1.96%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ROMMELL D. MARSHALL winner BLP 2,679 61.08%
Marilyn R. Rice-Bowen DLP 1,707 38.92%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ROMMELL D. MARSHALL winner BLP 2,527 62.81%
Derek McD. Alleyne DLP 1,496 37.19%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
ROMHELL D. HARSHALL winner BLP 1,887 46.68%
Derek McD. Alleyne DLP 1,726 42.70%
Gordon M. Matthews IND 41 1.01%
Peter J.M. Miller NDP 388 9.60%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
WESLEY W. HALL winner DLP 2,139 54.19%
Victor L. Johnson  BLP  1,556 39.42%
Rommell D. Marshall NDP 252 6.38%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
WESLEY W. HALL winner DLP 2,782 61.12%
Victor L. Johnson BLP 1,770 38.88%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
VICTOR L. JOHNSON winner BLP 1,944 50.68%
Wesley W. Hall DLP 1,892 49.32%
POLLING STATIONS (2018)  
Polling Division Areas
WA1 Wesleyan Holiness Church, Clevedale
WA2 Skills Training Center, Belfield, Black Rock
WA3 United Pentecostal Church International, Seclusion Road
WA4 Mt. Zion United Holy Church of America
WB1 Nazarene Tabernacle, Brownes Gap, Eagle Hall
WB2 Bethel Evangelical Church, Grazettes Main Road
WC1 Lawrence T. Gay Memorial School, Spooners Hill
WC2 Lawrence T. Gay Memorial School, Spooners Hill
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From the junction of Long Gap with Spooners Hill-Tudor Bridge Road in a southerly direction along the middle of Spooners Hill-Tudor Bridge Road to its junction with the Bank Hall Cross Road and Highway 1 (the Bridgetown-Holetown Road) at Eagle Hall Corner; thence along the middle of Highway 1 to its junction with St. Stephens Hill Road; thence along the middle of St. Stephens Hill Road to its junction with Grazettes New Road; thence along the middle of Grazettes New Road to its junction with Pembroke Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Pembroke Road to its junction with Denton Road; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of Denton Road to its junction with Ulster Road; thence in a westerly direction along the middle of Denton Road to its junction with Brecon Road and Rockhampton Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Brecon Road to its junction with Long Gap Grazettes Road; thence along the middle of Long Gap Grazettes Road to its junction with Spooners Hill-Tudor Bridge 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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