British Virgin Islands general election, 1960

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The British Virgin Islands general election, 1960 was a general election held in the British Virgin Islands on 11 October 1960 for seats on the Legislative Council of the British Virgin Islands.

For the general election the Territory was divided into five districts, the largest of which (the 2nd District - Road Town) would have two members. All seats were contested.

The Supervisor of Elections was Norwell Elton Allenby Harrigan.

Candidates[edit]

At the time candidates were not affiliated with political parties.

The following candidates stood:[1]

List of Candidates

District Candidates
1st District H. Lavity Stoutt
Joseph E. Romney
2nd District Isaac G. Fonseca
Carlton de Castro
Lawrence de Castro
Howard R. Penn
Leopold Smith
3rd District Ivan Dawson
Mento Dawson
4th District Shasael Lettsome
Leslie F. Malone
5th District Theodolph Faulkner
Waldo O'Neal
Charles Roy

Results[edit]

Exact voting counts are not recorded, but the following candidates were declared winners:[2]

List of Elected Members

District Member(s)
1st District H. Lavity Stoutt
2nd District (two members) Isaac G. Fonseca
Howard R. Penn
3rd District Ivan Dawson
4th District Leslie F. Malone
5th District Theodolph Faulkner

Source[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "BVI election and information results 1950-2011" (PDF). BVI Deputy Governor's Office. p. 66. 
  2. ^ "BVI election and information results 1950-2011" (PDF). BVI Deputy Governor's Office. p. 67.