1981 Falkland Islands general election


The Falkland Islands general election of 1981 was held on Thursday 1 October 1981 to elect members to the Legislative Council. Six Councillors were elected through universal suffrage, one from each constituency (Camp, East Falkland, East Stanley, West Falkland, West Stanley and Stanley).

Results


Candidates in bold were elected. Candidates in italic were incumbents.

Camp constituency

Camp result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Anthony Thomas Blake 173 50.6 N/A
Nonpartisan Timothy John Durose Miller 126 36.8 -5.9
Nonpartisan Alan Charles Miller 43 12.6 N/A
Turnout 342

East Falkland constituency

East Falkland result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Ronald Eric Binnie 133 64.9 N/A
Nonpartisan Brook Hardcastle 72 35.1 N/A
Turnout 205

East Stanley constituency

East Stanley result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan William Henry Goss 93 47.7 N/A
Nonpartisan Stuart Barrett Wallace 43 22.1 N/A
Nonpartisan Michael Ronald Harris 37 19.0 N/A
Nonpartisan Christopher Richard Spall 22 11.3 N/A
Turnout 195

Stanley constituency

Stanley result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Terence John Peck 110 23.3 N/A
Nonpartisan William Edward Bowles 94 19.9 N/A
Nonpartisan Stuart Barrett Wallace 74 15.7 N/A[nb 1]
Nonpartisan Desmond George Buckley King 58 12.3 N/A
Nonpartisan Donald Davidson 56 11.9 N/A
Nonpartisan Michael Ronald Harris 41 8.7 N/A
Nonpartisan Janet Linda Cheek 39 8.3 N/A
Turnout 472

West Falkland constituency

West Falkland result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lionel Geoffrey Blake Uncontested N/A N/A

West Stanley constituency

West Stanley result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan John Edward Cheek 115 42.4 +12.1
Nonpartisan William Edward Bowles 67 24.7 N/A
Nonpartisan Desmond George Buckley King 61 22.5 N/A
Nonpartisan Graham Leslie Bound 28 10.3 N/A
Turnout 271

Notes


  1. Stuart Barrett Wallace was elected as a member for the West Stanley constituency at the previous election

References


  1. "FI Gazette Vol XC No.13". Jane Cameron National Archives. 1981. Missing or empty |url= (help)