1951 Barbadian general election
24 seats in the House of Assembly
13 seats needed for a majority
Results by constituency
General elections were held in Barbados on 13 December 1951, the first held under universal suffrage. The result was a victory for the Barbados Labour Party, which won 15 of the 24 seats. Voter turnout was 64.6%. Edna Ermyntrude Bourne, elected in the Parish of St. Andrew, became the island's first female member of the House of Assembly.
At the time of the election, Barbados did not have a formal ministerial government. This was established on 1 February 1954, when Grantley Herbert Adams became the first Premier.
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|Barbados Labour Party||53,321||54.47||15||+3|
|Barbados Electors' Association||29,131||29.76||4||–5|
|West Indian National Congress Party||5,224||5.34||2||–1|
|Source: Caribbean Elections|
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- ^ a b Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p90 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
- ^ "Barbados General Election Results - 13 December 1951". Caribbean Elections. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
- ^ Caribbean Elections
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