The results in Constituency #6 Hamilton West are unique, as since the one seat system in 2003, the PLP have won 3 seats and the UBP won 2 seats – however it was the exact same candidate all five times.
Wayne Furbert won two elections as a UBP MP, then crossed the floor to move from the UBP to the PLP in 2010 and won three more elections as a PLP MP. In the 2020 General Election, Mr Furbert recorded his highest winning percentage in the past five elections, claiming 79.65% of the vote.
- 2020 Winner – Wayne Furbert [PLP]
- PLP’s 2020 Candidate – Wayne Furbert
- OBA’s 2020 Candidate – Simone Barton
- FDM’s 2020 Candidate – No FDM candidate
The Constituency Boundaries Report [PDF] states: “Constituency #6 Hamilton West shall be all that land contained within a line drawn from the junction of the Railway Trail with Twin Lanes South; thence South-East along the centreline of Twin Lanes South to the junction with North Shore Road; thence South-West along the centreline of North Shore Road to the junction with Northchurch Lane; thence South-East and then South-West along the property boundaries of the properties at Midland Heights Crescent; thence to the junction with My Lord’s Bay Road; thence South-East along the centreline of My Lord’s Bay Road to the end of My Lord’s Bay Road continuing to a point on the coastline; thence continuing South-West along the coastline and following the coastline of Harrington Sound to a point on the coastline North-East of the end of Commonland Point Road; thence South-West to the end of Commonland Point Road; thence North-West along the centreline of Commonland Point Road to the junction with North Shore Road; thence North-West to a point on the coastline; thence North along the coastline to a point on the coastline North-West of the junction of the Railway Trail with Twin Lanes South; thence South-East to the junction of the Railway Trail and Twin Lanes South and shall include The Stags, Collins Island, Rabbit Island, Crow Island and Trunk Island.”