General elections were held in British Honduras on 28 April 1954 for all 9 seats in the House of Representatives using a first-past-the-post system.
This was the first election to be held under universal suffrage.
The new constitution replaced the Legislative Council with a Legislative Assembly, which had nine elected members, three officials and three appointed members.
Political Parties & Candidates
A total of 20 candidates contested the election.
The result was a decisive victory for the pro-independence People's United Party, which won eight of the nine seats in a coalition with the General Workers' Union.
The pro-colonial National Party won the remaining seat, with NP candidate Charles Westby prevailing in the Toledo constituency.
Voter turnout was 70.41%