1976 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 2 September 1976. The result was a victory for the Barbados Labour Party, which won 17 of the 24 seats, defeating the ruling Democratic Labour Party and returning to power for the first time since 1961. This was the first and only election contested by the newly formed People's Political Alliance, whose eight candidates won only 572 votes. Voter turnout was 74.1%.
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|Barbados Labour Party||51,948||52.69||17||+11|
|Democratic Labour Party||45,786||46.44||7||–11|
|People's Political Alliance||572||0.58||0||New|
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- ^ "Barbados General Election Results - 2 September 1976". Caribbean Elections. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
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