2020 Saint Kitts and Nevis general election

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2020 Saint Kitts and Nevis general election

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11 of 15 seats in the National Assembly
6 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  ShawnRichards.jpg Secretary Pompeo Meets with Saint Kitts and Nevis Foreign Affairs Minister Brantley (49430297112) (cropped).jpg
Leader Shawn Richards Mark Brantley
Party PAM CCM
Alliance Team Unity Team Unity
Leader since 2012 29 October 2017
Leader's seat St Christopher #5 Nevis #9
Last election 27.90%, 4 seats 13.04%, 2 seats
Seats won 4 3
Seat change Steady Increase1
Popular vote 8,067 3,510
Percentage 29.00% 12.62%
Swing Increase1.10% Decrease0.42%

  Third party Fourth party
  Denzil L Douglas.jpg TimothyHarris.jpg
Leader Denzil Douglas Timothy Harris
Party SKNLP PLP
Alliance None Team Unity
Leader since 1989 17 June 2013
Leader's seat St Christopher #6 St Christopher #7
Last election 39.27%, 3 seats 8.99%, 1 seat
Seats won 2 2
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 10,316 3,681
Percentage 37.09% 13.23%
Swing Decrease2.18% Increase4.24%

Prime Minister before election

Timothy Harris
PLP

Elected Prime Minister

Timothy Harris
PLP

General elections were held in Saint Kitts and Nevis on Friday 5 June 2020.[1]

The ruling coalition, Team Unity consisting of PAM, CCM and PLP, won a landslide victory with nine out of the eleven directly elected deputies.[2]

Electoral system[edit]

Eleven of the fifteen seats in the National Assembly are elected, with the other four members appointed by the Governor-General at some point after the elections.[3] The eleven elected seats are elected in single-member constituencies using plurality voting.[4]

Results[edit]

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PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party10,31637.092–1
People's Action Movement8,06729.0040
People's Labour Party3,68113.232+1
Concerned Citizens' Movement3,51012.623+1
Nevis Reformation Party2,2328.020–1
Independents110.0400
Appointed members40
Total27,817100.00150
Valid votes27,81799.48
Invalid/blank votes1460.52
Total votes27,963100.00
Registered voters/turnout48,07658.16
Source: Winn FM

Elected MPs[edit]

Constituency MPs Party
St Christopher #1 Geoffrey Hanley   Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party
St Christopher #2 Jonel Powell   People's Action Movement
St Christopher #3 Akilah Byron-Nisbett   People's Labour Party
St Christopher #4 Lindsay Grant   People's Action Movement
St Christopher #5 Shawn Richards   People's Action Movement
St Christopher #6 Denzil Douglas   Saint Kitts and Nevis Labour Party
St Christopher #7 Timothy Harris   People's Labour Party
St Christopher #8 Eugene Hamilton   People's Action Movement
Nevis #9 Mark Brantley   Concerned Citizens' Movement
Nevis #10 Eric Evelyn   Concerned Citizens' Movement
Nevis #11 Alexis Jeffers   Concerned Citizens' Movement
Source:[1]

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