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REPORTS OF BY-ELECTIONS

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1987 By-Election in the Constituency of St. John


The death of the Rt. Hon. Errol W. Barrow, Prime Minister and Demoratic Labour Party representative for the constituency of St. John, resulted in the 1987 By Election.


Nomination Day: 1 July 1987
No. of Candidates 4
Election Day: 16 July 1987
No. of Registered Electors: 6,453 (3,055 Males, 3,398 Females)
No. of Electors who voted: 4,765 (2,201 Males, 2,564 Females)
Percentage who voted: 74%

Elections Results:

CANDIDATES

PARTY

VOTES

Mr. Hutson Linton BLP 544
Mr. David Thompson DLP 4,108
Dr. Rameses Caddle IND 69
Mr. Evan Webster IND 34
Total (Valid) Votes Cast 4,755

Candidate Elected: Mr. David Thompson