It’s a waiting game in the constituencies of St George South and North as the tally of votes has begun.
The last of the 20 ballot boxes from the St George South polling stations arrived at the Ellerton Primary School around 10 p.m.
After closing the doors to the room where the ballots were being tallied, returning officer Trevor King declared around 10:30 p.m. that the counting would begin.
The seat is being contested by the incumbent representative Dwight Sutherland of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Craig Harewood of the United Progressive Party (UPP) and Doris Barrow of Barbados Integrity Movement.
Counting commenced after 10 p.m. over at the St George North Valley Resource Centre.
The candidates vying for the St George North Seat include the BLP’s Gline Clarke who is the incumbent, Jepter Ince of the DLP, Everton Holligan of the UPP and Grenville Phillips II of Solutions Barbados.