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Others

     Pro-government Senators (4)      Pro-opposition Senators (2)      Speaker (1)

Elections

House voting system

Plurality voting
Plurality voting
for MPs. All Senators are appointed by the Governor-General.

House last election

9 December 2015

Website

www.assembly.gov.vc

The House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
is the unicameral legislature of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The House has a total of 23 members.[1] 15 represent single member constituencies and are elected using plurality voting, also known as "first past the post". Six are known as Senators, and are appointed by the Governor-General. Four senators are appointed to represent the government and two to represent the opposition. The remaining two are the attorney-general, who is appointed, and the speaker, who is elected by the government members of the House, in consultation with the Opposition.[1] The most recent elections to the House of Assembly were held on 13 December 2010. The incumbent Unity Labour Party (ULP) was returned to office winning eight out of 15 seats.[2][3] The New Democratic Party (NDP) won the remaining seven seats.[2][3]

e • d Summary of the 13 December 2010 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines House of Assembly election results

Parties Votes % Seats

Unity Labour Party 32,099 51.11 8

New Democratic Party 30,568 48.67 7

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Green Party 138 0.22 —

Total valid votes (turnout: 62.33%) 62,805 100.00 15

Invalid votes 188

Total votes 62,993

Registered voters 101,067

Source: Election 2010

See also[edit]

List of Speakers of the House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Politics of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines List of legislatures by country

References[edit]

^ a b Assembly homepage ^ a b Ralph Gonsalves retains power in St Vincent - Caribbean360 ^ a b [1] Archived 18 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

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