Dominican general election, 2009

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A parliamentary election was 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.


e • d Summary of the 18 December 2009 House of Assembly of Dominica election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Dominica Labour Party 22,235 61.21 18
United Workers' Party 12,660 34.85 3
Dominica Freedom Party 870 2.40
Independents 355 0.98
People's Democratic Movement 179 0.49
Dominica Progressive Party 24 0.07
Total (turnout %) 37,913 100.00 21
Source: Electoral Office

Results by constituency[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Source = Electoral Office, Government of Dominica

Notes[edit]

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

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