Barbadian general election, 1961

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General elections were held in Barbados on 4 December 1961.[1] Although the Barbados Labour Party received more votes, the result was a victory for the Democratic Labour Party, which won 15 of the 24 seats. Voter turnout was 61.3%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Barbados Labour Party 40,096 36.8 4 –11
Democratic Labour Party 39,534 36.3 15 +11
Barbados National Party 24,015 22.1 4 +1
Independents 5,263 4.8 1 –1
Invalid/blank votes 681
Total 64,090 100 24 0
Registered voters/turnout 104,518 61.3
Source: Nohlen, Parliament of Barbados

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p90 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6