1986 Barbadian general election
27 seats in the House of Assembly
14 seats needed for a majority
Results by constituency
General elections were held in Barbados on 28 May 1986. The result was a landslide victory for the Democratic Labour Party, which won 24 of the 27 seats. Among the Barbados Labour Party MPs who lost their seats was incumbent Prime Minister Harold Bernard St. John. The Workers Party of Barbados contested the elections for the first and only time, the only occasion on which a communist party contested an election in Barbados. Voter turnout was 77%.
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|Democratic Labour Party||80,050||59.45||24||+14|
|Barbados Labour Party||54,367||40.37||3||–14|
|Workers Party of Barbados||40||0.03||0||New|
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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 - 28 May 1986". Caribbean Elections. Retrieved 27 October 2020.
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