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Over the next few days I will be randomly asking people if they voted (or refrained from voting) and why. For the sake of brevity, responses have been paraphrased. Anonymous, 36-year-old, 1st time voter, of St. Michael South Central constituency. Did you vote in today’s general election? Yes. Why did you vote? I voted for…

Read More Barbados General Election Results 2018: The People Speak

2:01 AM MAY 25 UPDATE: In our opinion (caribbeansignal.com),the BLP and Mia Mottley has won the Barbados 2018 General Election. We welcome counter arguments. 12:42 AM MAY 25 UPDATE: I have switched/swung. From quantitative to qualitative. Despite having access to live EBC/DPD data (thank you EBC/DPD), I will instead be focusing on, and conducting independent…

Read More Barbados General Election Results 2018

255,833 persons will be eligible to vote in Thursday’s general election. This number was disclosed to caribbeansignal.com earlier tonight by an official from the Electoral & Boundaries Commission. There is also a possibility that an addendum will be made and that this number will increase by a very small amount.¬†For comparison: 249,024 persons were eligible…

Read More Barbados Elections 2018: Record Breaking Numbers

Yesterday I looked at historical election data for Barbados. Today I’m focusing on voter turnout across the Caribbean. Using Caribbean Elections¬†(C.E.) as my source, I focused on recent election results across several Caribbean countries and zeroed in on voter turnout. I also included voter turnout values for recently held elections in the US, UK and…

Read More Voter Turnout During Recent Caribbean Elections

Barbadians will be going to the polls in 2018 with one media outlet suggesting that elections will be called in May. Curious about past election results – for Barbados – I searched around and found the Caribbean Elections website. This site features a treasure trove of election related data for Barbados as well as several…

Read More Barbados Elections: Some Insights and Analysis