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Anguillan general election, 2015

General elections were held in Anguilla on 22 April 2015.[1] The result was a victory for the Anguilla United Front alliance, which won six of the seven elected seats in the House of Assembly. The ruling Anguilla United Movement failed to win a seat.

Anguillan general election, 2015

← 2010 22 April 2015

7 out of 7 seats in the House of Assembly

  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Victor Banks Palmavom Webster Ellis Webster
Party AUF Independent AUM
Leader's seat Valley South Island Harbour Island Harbour (lost)
Last election 2 0 4
Seats won 6 1 0
Seat change Increase 4 Increase 1 Decrease 4

Anguilla election results, 2015.svg

Chief Minister before election

Hubert Hughes
Anguilla United Movement

Elected Chief Minister

Victor Banks
Anguilla United Front

Contents

Electoral systemEdit

At the time of the elections the House of Assembly had eleven members, of which seven are elected in single-member constituencies and four were appointed.[2] Voters had to be at least 18 years old, whilst candidates had to be at least 21.[2]

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Anguilla United Front 4,324 54.44 6 +4
Anguilla United Movement 3,039 38.26 0 –4
Democracy, Opportunity, Vision & Empowerment Party 110 1.38 0 New
Independents 470 5.92 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 46
Total 7,989 100 7 0
Registered voters/turnout 10,908 73.24
Source: Anguilla Elections

By constituencyEdit

The closest contest was in the Road North constituency, where the AUF candidate Evalie Bradley won by a single vote against the AUM candidate Patrick Hanley.

Constituency Elected member Party
1 - Island Harbour Palmavon Webster Independent
2 - Sandy Hill Cora Richardson-Hodge Anguilla United Front
3 - Valley North Evans McNiel Rogers Anguilla United Front
4 - Valley South Victor Banks Anguilla United Front
5 - Road North Evalie Bradley Anguilla United Front
6 - Road South Curtis Richardson Anguilla United Front
7 - West End Cardigan Connor Anguilla United Front

AftermathEdit

Following the elections, Victor Banks of the Anguilla United Front was sworn in as the island's new Chief Minister.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ April 22, 2015 is Elections Day in Anguilla Virgin Islands News Online, 11 March 2015
  2. ^ a b Anguilla Elections Caribbean Elections
  3. ^ Public holiday in Anguilla as new chief minister sworn in Jamaica Observer, 24 April 2015