Saint Lucia elects on national level a legislature. The Legislature has two chambers. The House of Assembly has 17 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies. The Senate has 11 appointed members. Saint Lucia has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties, with extreme difficulty for anybody to achieve electoral success under the banner of any other party.
|Saint Lucia Labour Party||43,799||50.14||13||+7|
|United Workers Party||37,481||42.91||2||–9|
|National Green Party||271||0.31||0||New|
|Source: Electoral Department|
Central Castries by-electionEdit
Independent candidate Richard Frederick won the Castries Central seat at a by-election on 13 March 2006. Frederick defeated the incumbent Sarah Flood-Beaubrun and Saint Lucia Labour Party candidate Victor La Corbiniere.