Belize Rural North

Belize Rural North is an electoral constituency in the Belize District represented in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belize since 2020 by Marconi Leal of the People's United Party.

Belize Rural North
Constituency
for the Belize House of Representatives
DistrictBelize
Electorate5,937 (2015)
Major settlementsMaskall, Lucky Strike
Current constituency
Created1961
Party  People's United Party
Area RepresentativeMarconi Leal

ProfileEdit

The Belize Rural North constituency was created for the 1961 general election as part of a major nationwide redistricting. Out of the 13 Belize District constituencies it is one of three located outside the Belize City limits, consisting of the northern half of the Belize District mainland. Altun Ha, a major Mayan ruin, is located in the constituency.[1]

Area RepresentativesEdit

Election Area Representative[2] Party
1961 Fred Hunter PUP
1984 Sam Rhaburn UDP
1993 Maxwell Samuels PUP
2008 Edmond Castro UDP

ElectionsEdit

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
2012 general election[3]
Electorate: 5,404
Turnout: 3,761 (69.6%) −7.85
UDP hold
Majority: 515 (13.7%) −14.94
Edmond CastroUDP2,10355.92−8.07
Arthur Saldivar PUP1,58842.22+6.87
Rufus X PNP491.3-
2008 general election[4]
Electorate: 4,879
Turnout: 3,779 (77.45%) −3.55
UDP gain from PUP
Majority: 1,082 (28.64%) +21.4
Edmond CastroUDP2,41863.99+17.78
Earl "Bob Rancho" Perez PUP1,33635.35−18.1
2003 general election[5]
Electorate: 3,342
Turnout: 2,707 (81.0%) −5.62
PUP hold
Majority: 196 (7.24%) +1.34
Maxwell SamuelsPUP1,44753.45+1.3
Felix Sutherland UDP1,25146.21−0.04
1998 general election[6]
Electorate: 2,526
Turnout: 2,188 (86.62%) +16.89
PUP hold
Majority: 129 (5.9%) +5.7
Maxwell SamuelsPUP1,14152.15+2.05
Denton Belisle UDP1,01246.25−3.65
Estevan Perrera PDP221.01-
Reni Coleman NABR80.36-
1993 general election[7][8]
Electorate: 2,699
Turnout: 1,882 (69.73%) +2.78
PUP gain from UDP
Majority: 4 (0.2%) −2.6
Maxwell SamuelsPUP94350.1+4.1
Sam Rhaburn UDP93949.9−1.1
1989 general election[9][10]
Electorate: 2,469
Turnout: 1,653 (66.95%) −5.89
UDP hold
Majority: 46 (2.8%) −9.1
Sam RhaburnUDP80648.8−7.1
Maxwell Samuels PUP76046.0+2.6
Rufus X Independent653.9-
1984 general election[11][12]
Electorate: 2,106
Turnout: 1,534 (72.84%) −18.11
UDP gain from PUP
Majority: 193 (11.9%) +9.8
Sam RhaburnUDP85855.9+7.8
Fred Hunter PUP66543.4−6.8
1979 general election[13]
Electorate: 1,690
Turnout: 1,537 (90.95%) +21.56
PUP hold
Majority: 2.1% (−23.6)
Fred HunterPUP50.2−0.3
Lionel Tillett UDP48.1-
1974 general election[14]
Electorate: 1,359
Turnout: 943 (69.39%) −2.44
PUP hold
Majority: 25.7% (−2.8)
Fred HunterPUP50.5−11.8
William Gillett Independent24.8-
Leslie Day UDP-
1969 general election[15]
Electorate: 1,278
Turnout: 918 (71.83%) +7.22
PUP hold
Majority: 28.5% (−11.1)
Fred HunterPUP62.3−5.5
Roy Canton NIP33.8+5.6
1965 general election[16]
Electorate: 1,585
Turnout: 1,024 (64.61%) −9.43
PUP hold
Majority: 39.6% (+2.8)
Fred HunterPUP67.8+5.6
Elwyn Pitts NIP28.2+17.9
1961 general election[17]
Electorate: 1,406
Turnout: 1,041 (74.04%) n/a
PUP win
Majority: 36.8% (n/a)
Fred HunterPUP62.2-
Arthur Wade CDP25.4-
Marcelo Casasola NIP10.3-

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Belize election maps, Psephos - Adam Carr's Election Archive. (accessed 20 November 2014)
  2. ^ Elections Results, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 20 November 2014)
  3. ^ GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS 2012, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  4. ^ 2008 General Elections Final Results , Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  5. ^ 2003 General Elections final results, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  6. ^ General Elections 1998, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  7. ^ General Elections 1993, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  8. ^ 1993 Parliamentary Elections, Political Database of the Americas. (accessed 22 November 2014)
  9. ^ General Elections 1989, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  10. ^ 1989 Parliamentary Elections, Political Database of the Americas. (accessed 22 November 2014)
  11. ^ General Elections 1984, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  12. ^ 1984 Parliamentary Elections, Political Database of the Americas. (accessed 22 November 2014)
  13. ^ General Elections 1979, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  14. ^ General Elections 1974, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  15. ^ General Elections 1969, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  16. ^ General Elections 1965, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)
  17. ^ General Elections 1961, Belize Elections and Boundaries Commission. (accessed 19 November 2014)