Dominican general election, 1961

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General elections were held in Dominica on 17 January 1961.[1] The result was a victory for the Dominica Labour Party, which won 7 of the 11 seats. Voter turnout was 76.9%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Dominica Labour Party 7,848 47.5 7 New
Dominica United People's Party 4,322 25.6 4 New
All Island Industrial and Farmers Party 1,333 8.1 0 New
Peasant and Workers Movement 487 2.9 0 New
Dominica Democratic Party 125 0.8 0 New
Independents 2,539 15.4 0 -8
Invalid/blank votes 1,056 - - -
Total 17,571 100 11 +3
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p230 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6