Fort George (Belize House constituency)

Fort George is an electoral constituency in the Belize District represented in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belize represented by Henry Usher since 2020. It was previously represented by Usher’s father and former Prime Minister of Belize Said Musa of the People's United Party from 1974 to 1984 and from 1989 until the 2020 general election.

Fort George
Constituency
for the Belize House of Representatives
DistrictBelize
Electorate3,084 (2015)
Major settlementsBelize City (part)
Current constituency
Created1961
Party  People's United Party
Area RepresentativeHenry Usher

ProfileEdit

The Fort George constituency was created for the 1961 general election as part of a major nationwide redistricting. The constituency is based in the easternmost areas of Belize City along the Caribbean Sea, bordered by the Pickstock and Albert constituencies. It is connected to the latter by the Belize City Swing Bridge.[1]

Area RepresentativesEdit

Election Area Representative[2] Party
1961 Alexander Hunter PUP
1974 Dean Lindo UDP
1979 Said Musa PUP
1984 Dean Lindo UDP
1989 Said Musa PUP

ElectionsEdit

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
2012 general election[3]
Electorate: 3,133
Turnout: 1,941 (61.95%) −7.88
PUP hold
Majority: 487 (25.09%) +9.05
Said MusaPUP1,20261.93+4.29
George Gough UDP71536.84−4.76
2008 general election[4]
Electorate: 3,195
Turnout: 2,231 (69.83%) −4.93
PUP hold
Majority: 358 (16.04%) −39.14
Said MusaPUP1,28657.64−18.23
George Gough UDP92841.6+20.91
2003 general election[5]
Electorate: 2,068
Turnout: 1,546 (74.76%) −15.67
PUP hold
Majority: 853 (55.18%) +5.41
Said MusaPUP1,17375.87+1.28
Carlos Walker UDP32020.69−4.13
Francis Gegg Independent382.46-
1998 general election[6]
Electorate: 1,693
Turnout: 1,531 (90.43%) +34.36
PUP hold
Majority: 762 (49.77%) +13.17
Said MusaPUP1,14274.59+6.29
Derek Aikman UDP38024.82−6.9
1993 general election[7][8]
Electorate: 2,832
Turnout: 1,588 (56.07%) −6.76
PUP hold
Majority: 580 (36.6%) +11.4
Said MusaPUP1,08468.3+6.2
Michael Godoy UDP50431.7−5.2
1989 general election[9][10]
Electorate: 2,833
Turnout: 1,780 (62.83%) −3.78
PUP gain from UDP
Majority: 449 (25.2%) +21.5
Said MusaPUP1,10562.1+14.5
Dean Lindo UDP65636.9−14.4
1984 general election[11][12]
Electorate: 2,294
Turnout: 1,528 (66.61%) −22.31
UDP gain from PUP
Majority: 57 (3.7%) −6.8
Dean LindoUDP78451.3+4.3
Said Musa PUP72747.6−4.5
1979 general election[13]
Electorate: 1,562
Turnout: 1,389 (88.92%) +20.85
PUP gain from UDP
Majority: 10.5% (+5.3)
Said MusaPUP52.1+5.5
Dean Lindo UDP47.0−4.8
1974 general election[14]
Electorate: 1,287
Turnout: 876 (68.07%) −12.81
UDP gain from PUP
Majority: 5.2% (+2.2)
Dean LindoUDP51.8-
Said Musa PUP46.6−4.3
1969 general election[15]
Electorate: 1,229
Turnout: 994 (80.88%) +8.95
PUP hold
Majority: 3.0% (−6.8)
Alexander HunterPUP50.9−3.4
Dean Lindo NIP47.9+3.4
1965 general election[16]
Electorate: 1,767
Turnout: 1,271 (71.93%) −14.22
PUP hold
Majority: 9.8% (−21.9)
Alexander HunterPUP54.3−5.9
Helen Taylor NIP44.5+16.0
1961 general election[17]
Electorate: 1,422
Turnout: 1,225 (86.15%) n/a
PUP win
Majority: 31.7% (n/a)
Alexander HunterPUP60.2-
Herbert Fuller NIP28.5-
Denbeigh Jeffery CDP10.8-

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)
National Assembly of Belize
Preceded by Constituency represented by the Leader of the Opposition
1996–1998
Succeeded by
Preceded by Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
1998–2008
Succeeded by
Preceded by Constituency represented by the Leader of the Opposition
2008
Succeeded by