Posted on

Dominica Elections: At a Glance


SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Dominica Elections: At a Glance

Social Share

ROSEAU, Dominica – The ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) on Monday secured its fourth consecutive term in office with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit winning his third consecutive term in office in a race against the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP).

Preliminary results showed that the DLP won 15 of the 21 seats while the UWP held six. Although it was a historic fourth term for the DLP, the UWP won an additional three seats. None of the independent (IND) candidates were successful.

roosevelt-skerritSkerrit, won his Vielle Case constituency and UWP leader, Lennox Linton won the Marigot constituency which he took over from former prime minister Edison James.

DLP has won Laplaine, Morne Jaune, Salybia, Colihaut, Vielle Case, Paix Bouche, Grand Bay, Portsmouth, St Joseph, Mahaut, Petite Savanne, Cottage, Roseau Valley, Castle Bruce and Soufriere. That is three few fewer seats than the party won in 2009.

dominica-labour-party-victoryThe opposition United Workers Party (UWP) won Roseau North, Roseau Central, Roseau South, Wesley, Marigot and Salisbury; three more seats than the party won in 2009.

 

Preliminary 2014 General Election Results

Constituency   DLP      UWP    IND      Valid Votes      Voter Turnout

Castle Bruce    932      778      –           1 710   59.41%

Colihaut           706      222      –           928      60.10%

Cottage           1 028   192      19        1 239   54.83%

Grand Bay       1 426   366      –           1 792   45.11%

La Plaine         846      692      –           1 538   59.59%

Mahaut           2 209   1,812   –           4 021   56.33%

Marigot           299      935      –           1 234   46.22%

Morne Jaune/Riviere Cyrique            617      605      –           1,222   71.22%

Paix Bouche    1 212   296      –           1 508   55.63%

Petite Savanne 1 183 510      –           1 693   61.98%

Portsmouth     1 351   319      19        1 689   50.92%

Roseau Central 921    966      –           1 887   49.82%

Roseau North 1 636   2,275   –           3 911   53.53%

Roseau South 1 936   2,179   –           4 115   59.14%

Roseau Valley             944      842      –           1 786   67.90%

Salisbury          577      881      –           1 458   54.36%

Salybia             1 146   729      –           1 875   71.26%

St Joseph         1 190   938      –           2 128   54.83%

Soufreire         1 331   825      –           2 156   63.32%

Vieille Case     1 087   185      –           1 272   59.84%

Wesley            801      933      –           1 734   52.63%

 

Source: Caribbean Elections

LAST NEWS