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REPORTS OF BY-ELECTIONS

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1976 By-Election in the Constituency of Bridgetown Constituency


The resignation of Mr. Elliott Mottley, Member of Parliament and the Barbados Labour Party representative for the City of Bridgetown, occasioned the 1976 By-Election.


Nomination Day: 22 April 1976
No. of Candidates 5
Election Day: 12 May 1976
No. of Registered Electors: 5,692
No. of Electors who voted: 3,455 (1,412 Males, 2,043 Females)
Percentage who voted: 60.7%

Elections Results:

CANDIDATES

PARTY

VOTES

Ms. Billie Miller BLP 1,872
Mr. Lisle Carmichael DLP 1,318
Mr. Carl Moore PPA 56
Mr. Al Gilkes 30
Mr. Callie Mottley 15
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 3,291

Candidate Elected: Ms. Billie Miller