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REPORTS OF BY-ELECTIONS

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1970 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Joseph


The resignation of Sir Grantley Adams, Member of Parliament and the Barbados Labour Party representative for the Constituency of St. Joseph resulted in the 1970 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Joseph.


Nomination Day: 5 May 1958
No. of Candidates 2
Election Day: 3 December 1970
No. of Registered Electors: 4,640
No. of Electors who voted: 3,214 (1,565 Males, 1,649 Females)
Percentage who voted: 69.3%

Elections Results:

CANDIDATES

PARTY

VOTES

Mr. Charles L. Bolden BLP 1,950
Mr. Lloyd Smith DLP 1,218
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 3,168

Candidate Elected: Mr. Charles L. Bolden