The NDP candidate for North Leeward, Roland "Patel" Matthews, requested a recount The National Monitoring and Consultative Mechanism NMCM , a domestic election observer, judged the election to be free and fair overall
All other seats remained in the hands of the party previously holding them The leader of the , Anesia Baptiste, announced her resignation on 9 October; she also stated that the party would not participate in the upcoming elections

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The new leader criticized the ULP's and its inability to improve the country over its 19 years in power: while the ULP leaders benefited from government projects, the average citizen faced rising costs-of-living and an unemployment rate of over 30 percent.

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This situation led many young Vincentians to , further handicapping development
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While the previous three elections had been held in December, PM chose to hold this election in November
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This was corroborated by a observer mission
He also proposed an increase in the minimum stipend for workers in the national service Gonsalves pointed to the and the as examples of the party's record in improving infrastructure
Gonsalves was sworn in for his fifth term on 7 November, with sworn in as Nomination day was 20 October 2020

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However, the ULP saw their majority increase by one seat, North Leeward, which the ULP won by 7 votes.

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Shevern John, the NDP candidate for North Windward, was denied leave from her job as a schoolteacher in order to contest the election, a benefit specified in the between the SVG Teacher's Union SVGTU and the Public Service Commission PSC
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Some ballots from both sides were rejected in the recount; the final tally showed the ULP winning by 1 vote
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Gonsalves' son , the incumbent East St
George Laverne Gibson-Velox Marriaqua Bernard Wylie Chieftain Neptune Kadmiel McFee North Leeward Carlos James North Windward Shevern John Northern Grenadines Carlos Williams South Central Windward Israel Bruce South Leeward Minerva Glasgow South Windward Noel Dickson Southern Grenadines Edwin Snagg West Kingstown Deborah Charles West St He explained that new foreign investments in hotels and airports would allow the SVG to remain the sole country in the without a CBI program
These elections marked the first time since that the party which received the most votes did not win the most seats To combat this, Friday proposed several incentives, such as decreasing the national VAT rate and the interest rate on student loans and reforming the port customs system

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Constituency ULP NDP GP Incumbent Dominic Sutherland Central Leeward Orlando Brewster Benjamin Exeter Luke Brown East St.

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The funding for these initiatives would initially come from abolishing loopholes such as the " Act", which granted the mostly foreign residents of exemptions from tax and customs duties
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Being smaller than the other two parties, the GP signalled support for joining a coalition government
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In contrast to the "foreign influences" of the NDP, Gonsalves emphasized that the ULP's party manifesto had "come from the bowels of the people of this country, from our experiences and from our own creative minds and written by our own hands"