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OBA 19–PLP 17–Independent 0

30,862

Number of registered voters who took part in the 2012 Election, compared to 32,090 who took part in 2007

70.7%

Percentage turnout of registered voters who took part in the 2012 Election, compared to 75.85 percent who took part in 2007.

14,218

Number of votes cast for the PLP, compared to 16,800 in 2007.

15,949

Number of votes cast for the OBA, compared to 15,161 who voted for the United Bermuda Party in 2007.

695

Number of votes cast for independent candidates compared to 67 cast in 2007.

46.08%

Percentage of votes cast for the PLP, compared to 52.35 percent in 2007.

51.69%

Percentage of votes cast for the UBP, compared to 47.25 percent in 2007.

2.24%

Percentage of votes cast for independents.

27/9

Number of blacks and whites elected to the House of Assembly in 2007, compared to 31 and five in 2003.

8

Number of women elected to the House of Assembly, compared to seven in 2007. There were 19 women running out of a field of 87 candidates.

6

Number of incumbents who lost their seats, compared to three in 2007. Donte Hunt (OBA) also lost, having changed constituencies.

13

MPs elected to the House of Assembly for the first time, compared to nine in 2007.

807

Number of votes polled for OBA Leader Craig Cannonier, in Devonshire South Central, the highest number cast for any single candidate.

87.81%

Percentage of votes cast for the Mr Cannonier, the highest for any single candidate.

5

Number of votes cast for flu-stricken independent LeYoni Junos, the lowest for any single candidate.

4

Margin of victory for the OBA's Nadi Davis, who defeated the PLP's Renee Anderson-Ming and independent Kim Swan in the closest race of the night.

14

Margin of votes that would have given the OBA a 21-15 majority if Ray Charlton had defeated Michael Scott in Sandys North (he lost by 8) and Andrew Simons had beaten Walton Brown (he lost by six votes)

14

Margin of votes that would have given the PLP a 19-17 majority if Renee Anderson-Ming had defeated Nandi Davis (she lost by four) in St George's North and David Burch had defeated Wayne Scott in Warwick North Central (he lost by ten).

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Published Dec 18, 2012 at 8:00 am (Updated Dec 18, 2012 at 3:52 am)

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