Maltese general election, 1955

General elections were held in Malta between 26 and 28 February 1955.[1] The Malta Labour Party remained the largest party, winning 23 of the 40 seats.

Electoral system

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Malta Labour Party 68,447 56.7 23 +4
Nationalist Party 48,514 40.2 17 –1
Progressive Constitutionalists Party 3,649 3.0 0 0
Independents 45 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 588
Total 121,243 100 40 0
Registered voters/turnout 149,380 81.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


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