2020 Anguillan general election
11 out of 11 seats in the House of Assembly
General elections are scheduled to take place in Anguilla on 29 June 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an Order in Council was made to allow the elections to be postponed until 11 September at the latest. However it was not invoked.
Electoral system[edit source | edit]
The 11-seat of the House of Assembly consist of seven members elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting, and four at-large members elected from the entire island by single non-transferable vote. Voters may only vote for one candidate in the at-large seats, which replaced four appointees. Voters must be at least 18 years old, whilst candidates must be at least 21.
Campaign[edit source | edit]
The ruling Anguilla United Front (which won six of the seven elected seats in 2015) nominated a full slate of eleven candidates in November 2019. The opposition Anguilla Progressive Movement also nominated eleven candidates in December 2019.
References[edit source | edit]
- "Proclamation - (Appointment of the date for Election of the Assembly).pdf" (PDF). Governor of Anguilla. 2 June 2020. Retrieved 4 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "The Anguilla (Coronavirus) (General Election Postponement) Order 2020". www.legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 2020-04-07.
- Plans underway for Anguilla's 2020 Elections: Voting for at large seats coming The Anguillan, 25 June 2018
- Anguilla Election Centre Archived 2014-09-12 at the Wayback Machine Caribbean Elections
- Anguilla United Front launches slate of candidates – appeals for a clean campaign in 2020 The Anguillan, 25 November 2019
- APM launches full slate of 11 candidates for 2020 elections The Anguillan, 16 December 2019
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