2006 Montserratian general election

General elections were held in Montserrat on 31 May 2006.[1] Although the Movement for Change and Prosperity (MCAP) won the most seats (four of the nine) in the Legislative Council, the government was formed by a coalition of the Montserrat Democratic Party (MDP), the New People's Liberation Movement (NPLM) and an independent council member, who together held five seats. MDP leader Lowell Lewis became Chief Minister.

Campaign Edit

A total of 29 candidates contested the elections; the MCAP ran a full slate of nine candidates and the MDP and NPLM both nominated eight. The remaining four candidates were independents.[1]

Results Edit

Movement for Change and Prosperity4New
New People's Liberation Movement3–4
Montserrat Democratic Party1New
Valid votes2,45998.91
Invalid/blank votes271.09
Total votes2,486100.00
Registered voters/turnout3,33174.63
Source: Caribbean Elections

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