1984 Turks and Caicos Islands general election

General elections were held in the Turks and Caicos Islands on 29 May 1984.[1] The result was a victory for the ruling Progressive National Party (PNP), which won eight of the eleven seats in the Legislative Council, including Kew North Caicos, where Rosita Butterfield became the islands' first female Legislative Council member.[1] Following the elections, PNP leader Norman Saunders remained Chief Minister.

Electoral system

The eleven members of the Legislative Council were elected from single-member constituencies.[1]


A total of 22 candidates contested the elections, with both the PNP and People's Democratic Movement (PDM) running in all eleven constituencies.[1]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Progressive National Party 1,965 61.20 8 0
People's Democratic Movement 1,246 38.80 3 0
Invalid/blank votes 22
Total 3,233 100 11 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,792 85.26
Source: Caribbean Elections


  1. ^ a b c d General Election Results - May 1984 Caribbean Elections

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