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REPORTS OF BY-ELECTIONS

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1985 By-Election in the Constituency of St. Thomas


The death of the Rt. Hon. John M.G. Adams, Prime Minister and Barbados Labour Party representative for the constituency of St. Thomas, resulted in the 1985 By Election.


Nomination Day: 8 May 1985
No. of Candidates 2
Election Day: 23 May 1985
No. of Registered Electors: 7,618 (3,710 Males, 3,908 Females)
No. of Electors who voted: 5,605 (2,695 Males, 2,910 Females)
Percentage who voted: 73.5%

Elections Results:

CANDIDATES

PARTY

VOTES

Mr. David Simmons BLP 3,036
Ms. Ronald Rock DLP 2,533
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 5,569

Candidate Elected: Mr. David Simmons