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General Election Results - 15 August 1957

General elections were held in Dominica on 15 August 1957.  No political parties contested the elections and all candidates ran as independents.  Voter turnout was 75.6%.

ELECTION SNAPSHOT
Total Valid Votes 16,626
Invalid Votes 1,013
Total Votes Cast 17,639
Population 64,000
Voting Age Population 28,544
Registered Voters 23,348
Voter Turnout 75.55%
Critical Dates
Dissolution of Parliament Nomination Day Polling Day
- - Thursday 15 August 1957
Summary by Party
Party Code Votes % votes Seats
Independents IND 16,626 100.00% 8
Total Valid Votes 16,626 100% 8
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Key
DLP = Dominica Labour Party; UWP = United Workers Party; IND = Independent Candidate; *incumbent; ** Political Leader
Sources
Electoral Office of the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica
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