Dominican general election, 1980

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General elections were held in Dominica on 21 July 1980.[1] The result was a victory for the Dominica Freedom Party, which won 17 of the 21 seats, whilst the ruling Dominica Labour Party lost all 16 seats after nineteen years in power. Voter turnout was 80.2%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Dominica Freedom Party 15,706 51.3 17 +14
Dominica Democratic Labour Party 6,034 19.7 2 New
Dominica Labour Party 5,326 16.8 0 -16
Dominica Liberation Movement Alliance 2,575 8.4 0 New
Independents 1,154 3.8 2 0
Invalid/blank votes 247 - - -
Total 30,842 100 21 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

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