San Fernando West (parliamentary constituency)

San Fernando West is a parliamentary electoral district in comprising the western part of the city of San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago. It came into effect in time for the 1956 Trinidad and Tobago general election.

San Fernando West
Constituency
for the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Electorate24,493 (2015)[1]
Current constituency
Created1956
Number of membersOne
Member of Parliament   Faris Al-Rawi (PNM)
Created fromSan Fernando

Members of ParliamentEdit

This constituency has elected the following members of the House of Representatives of Trinidad and Tobago:[2]

Election Years Member Party Notes
1956 24 September 19564 December 1961   Winston Mahabir PNM
1961 4 December 19617 November 1966   Saied Mohammed PNM
1966 7 November 196615 December 1986   Errol E. Mahabir PNM
1986 15 December 198616 December 1991   Anselm St. George NAR
1991 16 December 19916 November 1995   Ralph Maraj PNM
1995 6 November 199511 December 2000   Barendra Sinanan PNM
2000 11 December 20007 October 2002   Sadiq Baksh UNC
2002 7 October 20025 November 2007   Diane Seukeran PNM
2007 5 November 200724 May 2010   Junia Regrello PNM
2010 24 May 20107 September 2015   Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan COP
2015 7 September 2015–present   Faris Al-Rawi PNM

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 2020sEdit

General election 2020: San Fernando West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PNM Faris Al-Rawi
UNC Sean Sobers
Progressive Nikoli Edwards[3]
Majority
Turnout

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General election 2015: San Fernando West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PNM Faris Al-Rawi 10,112 59.24
UNC Raziah Ahmed 6,802 39.85
Independent Jowelle de Souza[5] 108 0.63
ILP Joseph Mendes 47 0.28
Majority 3,310 19.39
Turnout 17,116 69.88
PNM gain from COP Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Historical Voter Turnout | Elections And Boundaries Commission". Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Historical District Profiles | Elections And Boundaries Commission". Retrieved 18 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Edwards: Sando made me the man I am". www.guardian.co.tt. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Parliamentary Elections, 2015 Final Results – Candidates Vote Count | Elections And Boundaries Commission". Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  5. ^ Dixon, Bo-bie-Lee. "Transgender in T&T". www.guardian.co.tt. Retrieved 19 January 2020.