1984 Tobago House of Assembly election

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1984 Tobago House of Assembly election

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All 12 seats in the Tobago House of Assembly
7 seats needed for a majority
Turnout70.11% (Increase 3.87pp)
  First party Second party
  A. N. R. Robinson (cropped).jpg George Chambers (cropped).jpg
Leader A. N. R. Robinson George Chambers
Leader since 1971 1981
Leader's seat Roxborough/Delaford None[a]
Last election 53.14%, 8 seats 44.65%, 4 seats
Seats won
11 / 12
1 / 12
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 3
Popular vote 11,189 8,200
Percentage 56.90% 41.70%
Swing Increase 3.76pp Decrease 2.95pp

Chief Secretary before election

A. N. R. Robinson

Elected Chief Secretary

A. N. R. Robinson

House of Assembly elections were held in Tobago on 26 November 1984 to elect the twelve members of the Tobago House of Assembly. The governing Democratic Action Congress won eleven seats with 56.9% of the votes, while the People's National Movement won one seat with 41.7% of the vote.[1]


Democratic Action Congress11,18956.90+3.7611+3
People's National Movement8,20041.70–2.951–3
National Joint Action Committee2741.39New0New
Valid votes19,66399.38
Invalid/blank votes1230.62
Total votes19,786100.00
Registered voters/turnout28,22070.11
Source: EBC[2]


  1. ^ Chambers represented Saint Ann's East in the national House of Representatives


  1. ^ "Publications and Reports | Elections And Boundaries Commission". Retrieved 2020-10-19.
  2. ^ "Report of the Elections and Boundaries Commission on the Tobago House of Assembly Elections Held on Monday 26th November, 1984" (PDF). Elections and Boundaries Commission. 26 November 1984. Retrieved 13 December 2021.