Claudius Sanford

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Claudius Sanford is a Dominican politician in the United Workers' Party. He served in the House of Assembly of Dominica as an Opposition Senator from 2005 to 2009, and from August 2010 to October 2011.

Sanford is of Kalinago heritage and a resident of the Carib Territory.[1] He earned a teaching certificate from the University of the West Indies.[1] He also taught economics at the Dominica State College.[1]

Sanford was appointed an Opposition Senator in the House of Assembly in 2005.[1] He contested the Salybia constituency on the UWP ticket in the 2009 general election. He lost to Ashton Graneau of the Labour Party on 18 December 2009, with 684 votes to Graneau's 1,013 (59.6% to 40.2%).[2] He was again appointed to serve as a Senator by the Opposition Leader Hector John on 5 August 2010.[3] Sanford resigned his seat to pursue a master's degree overseas, and was replaced by Danny Lugay on October 25, 2011.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d Claudius Sanford candidate profile, United Workers' Party, retrieved 22 February 2011 .
  2. ^ Electoral Office (21 December 2009), House of Assembly General Election 2009 - Final Count (PDF), Commonwealth of Dominica, archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2011, retrieved 22 February 2011 .
  3. ^ Ron Green named opposition senator, Caribbean Daily News, 5 August 2010, archived from the original on 22 April 2012, retrieved 25 September 2010 .
  4. ^ UWP appoints new senator, Dominica News Online, 25 October 2011, retrieved 26 October 2011 .