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    The islands of Saint Christopher and Nevis were ruled as a Crown Colony from 1877 to 1937. Due to unrest in the Caribbean in the 1930's constitutional reforms were introduced, part of which was the introduction of elected members of the Legislative Council.

     

     

     

    1955

     

    A new constitution was introduced which allowed for General Elections. General Elections were held in St Kitts, Nevis and Anguilla. There were a total of eight seats contested; five in St Kitts, two in Nevis and one in Anguilla. The St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party led by Robert Bradshaw won all eight seats

     

     

     

     

     

     

    St. Kitts Leaders

     

     

     

    Sir Robert Llewellyn  Bradshaw

     

     

     



     

    1955 - 1978

     


     

    Caleb Azaria Paul Southwell

     

     

     


     

     

    1978 - 1979

     

     

     

    Sir Lee Llewellyn Moore
     

     

     

     

     

     

    1979 - 1980

     

     

     

     

     

    Rt. Hon. Dr. Kennedy  Alphonse Simmonds 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1980 - 1995

     

     

     

     

    Hon. Dr. Denzil Llewellyn Douglas

     


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1995 - Present

     

     

     



     

     

    1957

     

    The Labour Party won all five seats in St. Kitts, whilst Independents, Eugene Walwyn and Wilmot Nichols won a seat each in Nevis.

     

     

     

    1961

     

    The Labour Party again won all five seats in St. Kitts, the United National Movement lead by Eugene Walwyn won both seats in Nevis.

     

     

     

    1966

     

    The Labour Party again won all five seats in St. Kitts. In Nevis the United National Movement wins one seat whilst the Peoples Action Movement won the other.

     

     

     

    1971

     

    The Labour Party again won all five seats in St. Kitts. The Nevis Reformation Party lead by Ivor Stevens won one seat in Nevis while the Peoples Action Movement won the other.

     

     

     

    1975

     

    The Labour Party again won all seven seats in St. Kitts. The Nevis Reformation Party won two seats in Nevis.

     

     

     

    1980

     

    The Labour Party again won four seats, whilst the Peoples Action Movement won three seats in St. Kitts. The NRP in Nevis again won both seats on the island. The NRP in Nevis PAM in St. Kitts joined forces to form the government with Dr. Kennedy A. Simmonds the leader of PAM becoming the new Premier.

     

     

     

    1983

     

    St Kitts and Nevis gained independence from Britain and became the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. Dr. Kennedy A. Simmonds became the first Prime Minister of the Federation.

     

     

     

    1984

     

    PAM took six seats in St Kitts, Labour two and NRP won all three seats in Nevis.

     

     

     

    1989

     

    PAM took six seats in St Kitts, Labour two and NRP won all three seats in Nevis.

     

     

     

    1993

     

    PAM and Labour each won four seats in St Kitts while CCM won two in Nevis and NRP took one.

     

     

     

    1995

     

    Dr. Denzil Douglas Labour party won seven seats in St Kitts and PAM one, while CCM won two in Nevis and NRP took one.

     

     

     

    2000

     

    In 2000 Federal Elections, Labour retained power by defeating PAM eight seats to none. In Nevis CCM won two and NRP took one.

     

     

     

    2005

     

    Dr. Douglas Labour party won seven seats in St Kitts and PAM one, while CCM won two in Nevis and NRP took one.

     

     

     

    2010

     

    Dr. Douglas led his Labour party to an unprecedented forth term by winning six seats in St Kitts and PAM two, while CCM won two in Nevis and NRP took one.

     

     

     

     

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