Montserratian general election, 2001
|This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
General elections were held in Montserrat on 2 April 2001. The result was a victory for the New People's Liberation Movement (NLPM), which won seven of the nine seats in the Legislative Council. NLPM leader John Osborne became Chief Minister.
A new electoral system was introduced for the 2001 elections as a result of the volcanic eruptions rendering four of the seven constituencies uninhabitable. The seven single-member constituencies were replaced with one nine-member constituency in which voters could vote for nine candidates.
|New People's Liberation Movement||9,859||51.84||7||+3|
|National Progressive Party||6,765||35.57||2||+1|
|Total ballots cast||2,288||100|
|Source: Caribbean Elections|
- General Election Results - 2 April 2001 Caribbean Elections