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General Election Results - 11 November 1996

The general election of Monday 11 November 1996 led to no overall parliamentary majority for any party.  The Movement for National Reconstruction (MNR) led by Bertrand Osborne formed a coalition government supported by former Chief Minister Reuben Meade from the National Progressive Party (NPP) and an independent.  The People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA), despite winning 35% of the vote, formed the opposition in the Legislative Council.  In August 1997, Bertrand Osborne resigned when three of his ministers withdrew their support.  David Brandt, a lawyer and independent, formed a coalition government.  Voter turnout was 58.1% of the 7,238 registered voters.

Critical Dates
Dissolution of Parliament Nomination Day Polling Day
Tuesday, 8 October 1996 Thursday, 31 October 1996 Monday, 11 November 1996
Summary
Party Code Votes % votes Candidates Seats
People's Progressive Alliance PPA - 35.00% 7 2
Movement for National Reconstruction MNR - 22.10% 7 2
National Progressive Party NPP - 19.22% 7 1
Independents IND - 23.68% 5 2
Total - 100% 26 7
Invalid Votes -
Total Votes Cast 4,206
Registered Voters 7,238
Voter Turnout 58.110%  
Key
AIC = Alliance of Independence Candidates; MCAP = Movement for Change and Prosperity; PDM = People's Democratic Movement; IND = Independent Candidate; *incumbent; ** Political Leader
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