Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla general election, 1952

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General elections were held in Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla on 6 October 1952,[1] the country's first elections held with universal suffrage.[2] The Workers' League was the only party to contest the elections and won all eight seats.

Background[edit]

The previous elections had taken place in 1946, and the next elections were due in 1949. However, they were postponed each year until 1952.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Workers' League 11,016 84.7 8
Independents 1,990 15.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 261
Total 13,267 100 8
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p574 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p569
  3. ^ Brian Dyde (2005) Out of the Crowded Vagueness: A history of the islands of St Kitts, Nevis & Anguilla, Macmillan Caribbean, p254