Updated: View Site Map Site Map
Anguilla Election Centre 2015 Political Parties Electoral Districts Candidates Results Past Elections Voter Education
HOME PARTIES DISTRICTS CANDIDATES RESULTS PAST EDUCATION
General Election Results - 4 March 1999

General elections were held in Anguilla on Thursday, 4 March 1999.

The main parties for the poll in this 35-square-mile island are the Anguilla United Party (AUP) headed by Hughes, the Anguilla Democratic Party (ADP) led by Finance Minister Victor Banks and the Anguilla National Alliance (ANA) headed by businessman Osbourne Fleming.

The coalition campaigned on its record of economic achievement. Leaders pointed to high employment in the colony, where offshore banking and tourism are major sources of foreign exchange.
The result was a victory for the ruling coalition of the Anguilla United Party (AUP) and the Anguilla Democratic Party (ADP), each winning two seats. The opposition Anguilla National Alliance (ANA) won three seats.

In a ministerial slate identical to the previous Government, Victor Banks, the 51 year-old leader of the ADP, was reappointed Minister of Finance and Economic Development. Hubert Hughes took up responsibilities for home affairs, tourism, lands, labor and immigration.

The coalition government lost its majority in May 1999 upon the resignation of Victor Banks, the Finance Minister and leader of the Anguilla Democratic Party (ADP).  Due to the collapse of the ruling coalition, fresh elections were held in March 2000.  Mr Hughes was left with the support of just three of seven elected representatives.  He remained in office as chief minister, but an opposition boycott, initiated in June 1999, prevented the House of Assembly from convening because of lack of quorum. As a consequence, no budget could be passed for 2000. To resolve this impasse, a fresh election was held in March 2000.

ELECTION SNAPSHOT
Expand Map
Total Valid Votes 4,804
Invalid Votes 44
Total Votes Cast 4,848
Registered Voters 6,578
Voter Turnout 73.70%
CRITICAL DATES
Nomination Day Tue, 23 Feb 1999
Polling Day Thu, 04 Mar 1999
POLITICAL LEADERS
  Photo Victor BANKS
Anguilla Democratic Party (ADP)
  Photo Osbourne FLEMING
Anguilla National Alliance (ANA)
  Photo Hubert HUGHES
Anguilla United Party (AUP) Winner
Summary Results by Party
Party Code Votes % votes Candidates Seats
Anguilla Democratic Party ADP 1,579 32.87% 4 2
Anguilla National Alliance ANA 2,054 42.76% 6 3
Anguilla United Party AUP 704 14.65% 2 2
Independents IND 467 9.72% 4 0
Total Valid Votes 4,804 100% 16 7
Election in Graphs
Expand Graph Expand Graph
Expand Graph Expand Graph
Summary Results by Constituency
Electoral District  ADP ANA AUP IND Valid Votes
District 1: Island Harbour 225 483 - 98 806
District 2: Sandy Hill - 303 - 66 369
District 3: Valley North 470 548 - - 1,018
District 4: Valley South 503 237 - 71 811
District 5: Road North 381 337 - - 718
District 6: Road South - - 434 232 666
District 7:West End - 146 270 - 416
Total 1,579 2,054 704 467 4,804
Detailed Results by Constituency
District 1:
Island Harbour
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  WEBSTER-BOURNE, Barbara J. ADP 225 27.92%
  HARRIGAN, Kenneth Winner ANA 483 59.93%
  RICHARDSON, Franklin IND 98 12.16%
      806  
District 2:
Sandy Hill
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  FLEMING, Osbourne B. Winner ANA 303 82.11%
  RUAN, Clement IND 66 17.89%
      369  
District 3:
Valley North
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  ROGERS, Leroy C. ADP 470 46.17%
  REID, Eric Winner ANA 548 53.83%
      1,018  
District 4:
Valley South
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  BANKS, Victor Winner ADP 503 62.02%
  RODGIERS, Blondell ANA 237 29.22%
  WEBSTER, Ronald J. AUP 71 8.75%
      811  
District 5:
Road North
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  BAIRD, Edison Winner ADP 381 53.06%
  CARTY, David ANA 337 46.94%
      718  
District 6:
Road South
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  HUGHES, Hubert B. Winner AUP 434 65.17%
  CONNOR, Franlin IND 232 34.83%
      666  
District 7:
West End
View results for constituency
  Candidate Party Votes % votes
  RICHARDSON, Kenswick ANA 146 35.10%
  HUGHES, Albert E. Winner AUP 270 64.90%
      416  
Elected Members of the House of Assembly
The unicameral House of Assembly was comprised of 7 elected members.
Electoral District Representative Party
District 1: Island Harbour HARRIGAN, Kenneth   Anguilla National Alliance
District 2: Sandy Hill FLEMING, Osbourne B.   Anguilla National Alliance
District 3: Valley North REID, Eric   Anguilla National Alliance
District 4: Valley South BANKS, Victor   Anguilla Democratic Party
District 5: Road North BAIRD, Edison   Anguilla Democratic Party
District 6: Road South HUGHES, Hubert Benjamin   Anguilla United Party
District 7:West End HUGHES, Albert E.   Anguilla United Party
Key
AUF = Anguilla United Front; AUM = Anguilla United Movement; DOVE = The DOVE Party; IND = Independent; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
http://www.gov.ai/elections/
Fact Check
We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, or if you would like to share additional information on the topic, kindly contact us!
How to Reference Our Site
To reference our site, please use the following as a general guideline.
APA: KnowledgeWalk Institute. (Date Published).Title of Web Page. Retrieved from (URL)
MLA: "Title of Web Page." caribbeanelections.com. KnowledgeWalk Institute, (date published). Web. Date Accessed.
Chicago: "Title of Web Page," KnowledgeWalk Institute, last modified (date), URL.
 SEARCH CARIBBEAN ELECTIONS
 PAST ELECTIONS learn more
 General Election 1972
 General Election 1976
 General Election 1980
 General Election 1981
 General Election 1984
 General Election 1989
 General Election 1994
 General Election 1999
 General Election 2000
 General Election 2005
 General Election 2010
 General Election 2015
 POLITICAL PARTIES learn more
AUF Anguilla United Front (AUF)
AUM Anguilla United Movement (AUM)
DOVE DOVE Party
 PARTY MANIFESTOS learn more
Download AUF 2015 Manifesto
Download AUM 2015 Manifesto
Download Pam Webster2015 Manifesto
 POPULAR RESOURCES learn more
Download Anguilla Knowledge Centre
Learn more Voter Lookup
Learn more Anguilla Heads of Government
 ABOUT CARIBBEAN ELECTIONS learn more
Caribbean Elections
Caribbean Elections provides comprehensive information on the electoral process, politics, and citizenship in the Caribbean. The portal includes election data and resources for the public, teachers, students, and researchers.
Learn more about CE»
Visit KnowledgeWalk Institute © 2008-2019 Knowledgewalk Institute. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Statement | Terms of Use  | Advertise With Us | About Us | Contact Us