The 1940 West Indian Parliamentary election resulted in a victory for the opposition Liberal Party despite the National Party winning a larger percentage of votes.

1937  1944
West Indian Parliamentary election 1940
All 43 seats of the West Indian House of Representatives
2nd March 1940
First party Second party Third party
Leader Ramsey Foster Brendon Peters Robert Fletcher
Party Liberal Party [[National Party|Template:National Party/meta/shortname]] [[Democrats|Template:Democrats/meta/shortname]]
Leader's seat Kingston South Grenada Barbados South
Last election 12 27 4
Seats won 25 13 5
Seat change +13 -12 +1
Percentage 41.6 43.1 14.9
Swing +2.2 -0.5 -0.9

Previous Prime Minister
Brendon Peters
[[National Party|Template:National Party/meta/shortname]]

Prime Minister
Ramsey Foster
Liberal Party

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