Dominican general election, 2009

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General elections were held in Dominica on 18 December 2009, to elect the 21 Representatives of the House of Assembly. The incumbent Dominica Labour Party increased its majority to 18 of 21 seats, winning a third term.[1] The election was held over a year late because the Prime Minister forgot to ask for a parliamentary dissolution.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Dominica Labour Party 22,262 61.34 18 +6
United Workers' Party 12,606 34.73 3 –5
Dominica Freedom Party 866 2.39 0 0
People's Democratic Movement 180 0.50 0 New
Dominica Progressive Party 12 0.06 0 0
Independents 358 0.99 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 589
Total 36,883 100 21 0
Registered voters/turnout 67,223 54.87
Source: Electoral Office, IPU

By constituency[edit]

Castle Bruce Candidate Party Votes  %
1534 ballots counted
39 ballots rejected
Johnson Drigo Dominica Labour Party 841 54.8
Bernard Wiltshire United Workers' Party 686 44.7
Jacqueline Laurent Theodore Independent 7 0.5
Colihaut Candidate Party Votes  %
846 ballots counted
13 ballots rejected
Ronald Toulon†† Dominica Labour Party 632 74.7
Herbert (Sabee) Sabaroche Dominica Freedom Party 211 24.9
Delroy Sebastian Dominica Progressive Party 3 0.4
Cottage Candidate Party Votes  %
1331 ballots counted
10 ballots rejected
Reginald Victor Austrie†† Dominica Labour Party 969 85.7
William Emmanuel Riviere People's Democratic Movement 162 14.3
Grand Bay Candidate Party Votes  %
1497 ballots counted
37 ballots rejected
Justina Charles Dominica Labour Party 1350 90.2
Leanthia Pacquette Lewis United Workers' Party 119 7.9
Harian Martin Henry Dominica Freedom Party 19 1.3
Lyndon Peters Dominica Progressive Party 9 0.6
La Plaine Candidate Party Votes  %
1446 ballots counted
13 ballots rejected
Petter Saint-Jean Dominica Labour Party 724 50.1
Ron Green†† United Workers' Party 722 49.9
Mahaut Candidate Party Votes  %
3649 ballots counted
36 ballots rejected
Rayburn John Blackmoore†† Dominica Labour Party 2136 58.5
Ronald (Ronnie) Isidore United Workers' Party 1457 39.9
Johnson (Bosso) Boston Dominica Freedom Party 56 15.3
Marigot Candidate Party Votes  %
1063 ballots counted
8 ballots rejected
Edison Chenfil James†† United Workers' Party 835 78.6
Dayton Baptiste Dominica Labour Party 228 21.4
Morne Jaune/Riviere Cyrique Candidate Party Votes  %
1071 ballots counted
15 ballots rejected
Ivor Stephenson Dominica Labour Party 528 48.8
Abraham Browne†† United Workers' Party 523 48.8
Benjamin Pascal Dominica Freedom Party 20 1.9
Paix Bouche Candidate Party Votes  %
1308 ballots counted
82 ballots rejected
Matthew Joseph Walter†† Dominica Labour Party 1157 88.5
John C. Bruno United Workers' Party 151 11.5
Petite Savanne Candidate Party Votes  %
1511 ballots counted
12 ballots rejected
Kenneth Melchoir Darroux Dominica Labour Party 1243 82.3
Samuel Raphael Independent 268 17.7
Portsmouth Candidate Party Votes  %
1434 ballots counted
14 ballots rejected
Ian Douglas†† Dominica Labour Party 1251 87.2
Murphy Wallace Dominica Freedom Party 91 6.3
Errol Moir Hill Independent 61 4.3
Albert Cecil Severin Independent 18 1.3
Julian Stephen Brewster People's Democratic Movement 13 0.9
Roseau Central Candidate Party Votes  %
1786 ballots counted
54 ballots rejected
Norris "Prevo" Prevost†† United Workers' Party 839 47.0
Alvin "Aloe" Bernard Dominica Labour Party 836 47.0
Judith Pestaina Dominica Freedom Party 109 6.1
Leonard "Pappy" Baptiste Democratic Progressive Party 2 0.1
Roseau North Candidate Party Votes  %
3291 ballots counted
82 ballots rejected
Julius C. Timothy†† Dominica Labour Party 1655 50.3
Daniel Andrew Lugay United Workers' Party 1538 46.7
Henry Babs Dyer Dominica Freedom Party 95 2.9
Michael Wright Dominica Progressive Party 3 0.1
Roseau South Candidate Party Votes  %
3355 ballots counted
22 ballots rejected
Ambrose George†† Dominica Labour Party 2049 61.1
Bobby A. C. Frederick United Workers' Party 1130 33.7
Oliver A. St. John Dominica Freedom Party 176 5.2
Roseau Valley Candidate Party Votes  %
1614 ballots counted
14 ballots rejected
John Collin McIntyre Dominica Labour Party 936 58.0
Norris Charles†† United Workers' Party 658 40.8
Michael Anthony Astaphan Dominica Freedom Party 20 1.2
Salisbury Candidate Party Votes  %
1345 ballots counted
25 ballots rejected
Hector "Spags" John United Workers' Party 817 60.7
Julien B. "Tolo" Royer Dominica Labour Party 512 38.1
Nettisha Walsh Dominica Freedom Party 16 1.2
Salybia Candidate Party Votes  %
1701 ballots counted
18 ballots rejected
Ashton Graneau Dominica Labour Party 1013 59.6
Claudius Sanford United Workers' Party 684 40.2
Christabelle Auguiste Independent 4 0.2
St. Joseph Candidate Party Votes  %
1936 ballots counted
24 ballots rejected
Kelver Dwight Darroux Dominica Labour Party 1138 58.8
Henry John Abraham United Workers' Party 788 40.7
Marcella Boatswain Dominica Progressive Party 5 0.3
Roland Mitchel People's Democratic Movement 5 0.3
Soufrière Candidate Party Votes  %
2044 ballots counted
35 ballots rejected
Sam Edward Martin Dominica Labour Party 1214 59.4
Glen Etienne United Workers' Party 777 38.0
Felita Paul Thomas Dominica Freedom Party 53 25.9
Vieille Case Candidate Party Votes  %
1189 ballots counted
15 ballots rejected
Roosevelt Skerrit†† Dominica Labour Party 1041 87.6
Maynard (MJ) Joseph United Workers' Party 148 12.4
Wesley Candidate Party Votes  %
1543 ballots counted
21 ballots rejected
Gloria Marilyn Shillingford Dominica Labour Party 809 52.4
Ezekiel Bazil United Workers' Party 734 47.6
Source: Electoral Office

References[edit]

  1. ^ Opposition UWP challenges election result in Dominica High Court, The Dominican.net, 10 January 2010, retrieved 19 April 2010