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					Antigua and Barbuda general election, 1980
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General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 24 April 1980. [1] They were won by the governing Antigua Labour
Party. ALP leader Vere Bird was re-elected as Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. Voter turnout was 77.1%. [1]
This was the last election in the state before Antigua and Barbuda's independence as a Commonwealth realm in 1981.

Results
                  Party                       Votes     % Seats +/-
Antigua Labour Party                          12,794 58.0        13    +2
Progressive Labour Movement                    8,654 39.3         3     -2
Antigua Caribbean Liberation Movement            259 1.2          0 New
Independents                                     335 1.5          1      0
Invalid/blank votes                              238       -       -     -
Total                                         22,280 100         17      0
Source: Nohlen


References
   1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p66 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6

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