Montserratian general election, 2006

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General elections were held in Montserrat on 31 May 2006.[1] Although the Movement for Change and Prosperity (MCAP) won the most seats (four of the nine) in the Legislative Council, the government was formed by a coalition of the Montserrat Democratic Party (MDP), the New People's Liberation Movement (NPLM) and an independent council member, who together held five seats. MDP leader Lowell Lewis became Chief Minister.

Campaign[edit]

A total of 29 candidates contested the elections; the MCAP ran a full slate of nine candidates and the MDP and NPLM both nominated eight. The remaining four candidates were independents.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Movement for Change and Prosperity 36.1 4 New
New People's Liberation Movement 29.4 3 –4
Montserrat Democratic Party 24.4 1 New
Independents 10.1 1 New
Total 100 9 0
Valid ballots 2,459 98.9
Invalid/blank ballots 27 1.0
Total votes cast 2,486 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,331 74.63
Source: Caribbean Elections

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