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1981 Trinidad and Tobago general election

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General elections were held in Trinidad and Tobago on 9 November 1981.[1] The result was a victory for the People's National Movement, which won 26 of the 36 seats. Voter turnout was 56.4%.[2]

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Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's National Movement 218,557 52.9 26 +2
Organisation for National Reconstruction 91,704 22.2 0 New
United Labour Front 62,781 15.2 8 -2
Democratic Action Congress 15,390 3.7 2 0
National Joint Action Committee 13,710 3.3 0 New
Tapia House Movement 9,401 2.3 0 0
National Freedom Party 864 0.2 0 New
Fargo House Movement 143 0.0 0 New
West Indian Political Congress Movement 130 0.0 0 New
Trinidad Labour Party 34 0.0 0 New
People's Republican Party 25 0.0 0 New
Independents 39 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,638
Total 415,416 100 36 0
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p635 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p640
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