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REPORTS OF BY-ELECTIONS

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1976 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Philip North


The resignation of Mr. Neville Maxwell, Member of Parliament and the Demoratic Labour Party representative for the Constituency of St. Philip North resulted in the 1976 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Joseph.


Nomination Day: 11 February 1976
No. of Candidates 4
Election Day: 26 February 1976
No. of Registered Electors: 4,889
No. of Electors who voted: 3,746 (1,800 Males, 1,946 Females)
Percentage who voted: 76.6%

Elections Results:

CANDIDATES

PARTY

VOTES

Mr. David Simmons BLP 1,835
Mr. Warwick Franklin DLP 1,662
Mr. Maurice Mason 179
Mr. Evans Webster 30
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 3,706

Candidate Elected: Mr. David Simmons