British Honduras general election, 1969

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British Honduras general election, 1969
British Honduras
← 1965 5 December 1969 1974 →

All 18 seats in the British Honduras Legislative Assembly
  First party Second party
  George Cadle Price
Leader George Cadle Price Philip Goldson
Alliance NIP/PDM
Leader since 1956 1962
Leader's seat Freetown Albert
Last election 16 seats 2 seats
Seats won 17 1
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 12,888 8,910
Percentage 58.85% 40.68%
Swing Increase 1.05 Increase 1.28

Premier before election

George Cadle Price

Elected Premier

George Cadle Price

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A legislative election was held in British Honduras in December 1969. Citizens elected 18 members to the British Honduras Legislative Assembly for a term of five years.

The ruling People's United Party (PUP) won 17 of 18 seats in the election, increasing its large majority. Among the opposition only Philip Goldson, leader of the National Independence Party, retained his seat.[1]

Election results[edit]


e • d Summary of the 5 December 1969 British Honduras House of Representatives election results
Parties Votes % Seats
People's United Party 12,888 58.85 17
National Independence PartyPeople's Development Movement 8,910 40.68 1
Independents 102 0.47 -
Total valid votes 21,900 100.00 18
Invalid votes 477
Total votes cast (turnout: 75.0%) 22,377
Registered voters 29,823