General elections were held in the Turks and Caicos Islands on 4 November 1980. The result was a victory for the opposition Progressive National Party (PNP), which won eight of the eleven seats in the Legislative Council. Following the elections, PNP leader Norman Saunders became Chief Minister.
The eleven members of the Legislative Council were elected from single-member constituencies.
|Progressive National Party||1,724||60.32||8||+4|
|People's Democratic Movement||1,134||39.68||3||–2|
|Source: Caribbean Elections|