Bermudian general election, 2012

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Bermudian general election, 2012
Bermuda
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All 36 seats in the Bermuda House of Assembly
19 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 71.08%
  First party Second party
  Craig Cannonier Paula Cox
Leader Craig Cannonier Paula Cox
Party OBA PLP
Leader since 10 September 2011 2010
Leader's seat Devonshire South Central Devonshire North West
Last election 14 22
Seats before 10 24
Seats won 19 17
Seat change Increase 9 Decrease 7
Popular vote 15,949 14,218
Percentage 51.68% 46.07%

Premier of Bermuda before election

Paula Cox
PLP

Elected Premier of Bermuda

Craig Cannonier
OBA

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General elections were held in Bermuda on 17 December 2012. The result was a victory for the One Bermuda Alliance, which won 19 of the 36 seats in the House of Assembly.[1] Incumbent Premier Paula Cox lost her Devonshire North West seat,[2] and later resigned as leader of the Progressive Labour Party.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
One Bermuda Alliance 15,949 51.68 19 +5
Progressive Labour Party 14,218 46.07 17 –5
Independents 685 2.25 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 174
Total 31,026 100 36 0
Registered voters/turnout 43,652 71.08
Source: Parliamentary Registry, IFES

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Election 2012 Election Results Parliamentary Registry
  2. ^ Wounded PLP sees leader lose her seat Bermuda Sun, 18 December 2012
  3. ^ Cox resigns as PLP leader Royal Gazette, 18 December 2012