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St. Peter
2018 CANDIDATES
 BLP
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Colin
JORDAN
Barbados Labour
Party
 DLP
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Dave
CUMBERBATCH
Democratic Labour
Party
 BIM/CUP
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Lynroy SCANTLEBURY
Barbados Integrity
Movement
   
CONSTITUENCY SNAPSHOT  
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Speightstown Esplanade, St. Peter, Barbados
Photo by Neil Gittens/CE
BACKGROUND
The constituency of St. Peter is one of the original 12 constituencies.
Year of creation 1843
Polling Divisions 11
Registered Electors (2013) 8,478
Voter Turnout (2013) 67.86%
   
Incumbent Owen ARTHUR (IND)
2013 RESULTS
Candidate Party Votes %
  ARTHUR, O.* winner BLP 3,665 64.08%
   
  BENN, H. DLP 1,982 34.66%
   
  SCANTLEBURY, L IND 72 1.26%
   
* Independent as of 2014
ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  
Year   Winner Party % Votes Notes
1971   W.C. Burton HINDS Barbados Labour Party 56.42% First time seat contested as single member
1976   W.C. Burton HINDS Barbados Labour Party 56.64% BLP hold
1981   W.C. Burton HINDS Barbados Labour Party 51.85% BLP hold
1986   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 52.83% BLP hold
1991   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 55.52% BLP hold
1994   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 65.02% BLP hold
1999   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 83.20% BLP hold
2003   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 81.13% BLP hold
2008   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 67.26% BLP hold
2013   Owen S. ARTHUR Barbados Labour Party 64.08% BLP hold
* Independent as of 2014
VOTING TRENDS  
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CONSTITUENCY TIMELINE  
Thursday
21 Feb 2013
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 3,665 64.08%
Haynesley L. Benn DLP 1,982 34.66%
Lynroy Scantlebury IND 72 1.26%
Tuesday
15 Jan 2008
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 3,667 67.26%
Heynesley Benn DLP 1,785 32.74%
Wednesday
21 May 2003
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 3,788 81.13%
Nigel O. Harper DLP 881 18.87%
Wednesday
20 Jan 1999
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 4,422 83.20%
Yvonne V. Walkes DLP 893 16.80%
Tuesday
6 Sep 1994
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 3,326 65.02%
Yvonne V. Wal kes DLP 1,789 34.98%
Tuesday
22 Jan 1991
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 2,810 55.52%
Yvonne V. Walkes DLP 2,159 42.66%
George B. Rock NDP 92 1.82%
Friday
28 Mar 1986
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
OWEN S. ARTHUR winner BLP 3,219 52.83%
Sybil F.P. Leacock DLP 2,851 46.79%
Martin R. Cadogan IND 23 0.38%
Thursday
18 Jun 1981
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
W.C. BURTON HINDS winner BLP 2,637 51.85%
Sybil F.P. Leacock DLP 2,307 45.36%
E. Green IND 106 2.08%
A. Wiggins IND 36 0.71%
Thursday
2 Sep 1976
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
W.C. BURTON HINDS winner BLP 2,661 56.64%
Sybil F.P. Leacock DLP 2,037 43.36%
Thursday
9 Sep 1971
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Candidate Party Total Votes % votes
W.C. BURTON HINDS winner BLP 2,544 56.42%
A. Phillips DLP 1,965 43.58%
POLLING STATIONS (2018)  
Polling Division Areas
EA1 Coleridge and Parry School
EA2 Berean Bible Church, Six Mens
EB1 Alexandra School
EB2 Methodist Training Institute
EC1 Alma Parris Memorial School
ED1 Black Bess Pavilion
ED2 All Saints Nursery
ED3 All Saints Primary School
ED4 All Saints Primary School
EE1 Edna Nicholls School, Boscobel
EE2 Elliott Belgrave Primary School
CONSTITUENCY BOUNDARIES
From the outlet of the Scantlebury River on the western sea coast and along the Speightstown southern and then eastern boundary to the point crossed by Farm Road; thence in a northerly direction along the Speightstown eastern boundary to its junction with Highway 1 at Oban; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of Highway 1 (the Ashton Hall Road) to its junction with the Ronald Mapp Highway (the Bakers-Mile-and-a-Quarter Road); thence in a southerly direction along the middle of the Ronald Mapp Highway to its junction with the public road leading to Black Bess and Rock Hall; then in a generally south easterly direction along this road to the junction with the unclassified road leading to Black Bess and Mangrove Plantations; thence in a south easterly direction along this road to the point where it forks; thence in an easterly direction (passing to the south of Mangrove Plantation) to the end of the road and then continuing in an easterly direction along the plantation track to the point in the centre of the track opposite a monument (B. 4) placed on the southern side of the track; then continuing in an easterly direction to its junction with a public road leading from Rock Hall Plantation to Rock Hall Village and a track leading to Roebuck Village; thence along this track in a generally northerly direction to its junction at Roebuck with Indian Ground-Four Hill Road; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of Indian Ground-Four Hill Road to its junction with the public road leading from Orange Hill Plantation to Welch Town Plantation; thence continuing in a northerly direction along the Orange Hill Plantation-Welch Town Plantation Road; thence in a northerly direction along the Farley Hill-Portland Road to its junction with Mile-and-a-Quarter-Diamond Corner Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of the Mile-and-a-Quarter-Diamond Corner Road to its junction with the Diamond Corner-Cherry Tree Hill-Morgan Lewis Road; thence in an easterly direction along the middle of the Diamond Corner-Cherry Tree Hill-Morgan Lewis Road to its junction with a public road leading to Boscobel; thence in a northerly direction along the middle of a public road leading to Boscobel to its junction with a private road leading to Foster’s Funland; thence generally easterly along this road and along the southern section of the loop at the end; thence continuing in an easterly direction to the sea coast; thence in a northerly direction along the sea coast to a point on the coast road north of Pico Teneriffe and east of the point at which the public road leading to Boscobel begins to turn in a south easterly direction, in a straight line to this point; thence in a westerly direction along this public road from Boscobel to its junction with the Grave Yard-Lamberts Road; thence continuing in a westerly direction along the Grave Yard-Lamberts Road to its junction with the Lamberts-Alexandra-Luke Hill Road; thence in a northerly, then westerly and south westerly direction along the middle of the Lamberts-Alexandra-Luke Hill Road to its junction with Charles Duncan O’neale Highway and the private road leading to Alleynedale Hall; thence in a westerly direction and diverting along the branch of this private road so as to leave the plantation building in St. Peter and then in a northerly direction to its junction with Highway 1C (the Colleton-St. Lucy’s Church Road); thence in a south westerly direction along the middle of Highway 1C to its junction with a public road leading to Shermans to Half Moon Fort; thence in a straight line to a point on the coast west of the junction of Highway 1C and the public road leading from Shermans to Half Moon Fort; thence in a southerly direction along the sea coast to a point at which the Scantlebury River touches the coast (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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