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Elections in Gibraltar

 

Elections in Gibraltar

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Gibraltar

Elections in Gibraltar gives information on election and election results in Gibraltar.

Gibraltar elects on national level a legislature. The Gibraltar Parliament has 17 members, all elected for a four-year term in one constituency with each voter getting to vote for their selection of eight candidates. Gibraltar forms a single constituency but voters have only ten votes. Hence the electoral bloc with the most votes will normally get ten seats and the runners up seven.

Contents

  • Latest elections 1
  • General Elections to the Gibraltar Parliament (House of Assembly) 2
    • 1969 election 2.1
    • 1972 election 2.2
    • 1976 election 2.3
    • 1980 election 2.4
    • 1984 election 2.5
    • 1988 election 2.6
    • 1992 election 2.7
    • 1996 election 2.8
    • 2000 election 2.9
    • 2003 election 2.10
    • 2007 election 2.11
    • 2011 election 2.12
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Latest elections

This election took place in 8 December 2011.


General Elections to the Gibraltar Parliament (House of Assembly)

Below is a series of results from elections to the Gibraltar Parliament and its predecessor, the House of Assembly (which was created upon the publication of the Gibraltar Constitution 1969). Elections take place roughly every four years, and before 2007, 15 members were elected at each election, using partial bloc voting. Each voter has eight votes, meaning that parties usually stand eight candidates, and the winning party is that which manages to get all their candidates elected.

1969 election

This election took place on 30 July 1969.

AACR - 7 members
IWBP - 5 members
Independents (Isola group) - 3 members

1972 election

AACR - 52%, 8 members
IWBP - 7 members

1976 election

AACR - 75.3%, 8 members
GDM - 4 seats
Independents - 3 members (Robert Peliza, Maurice Xiberras and Peter Isola)

1980 election

AACR - 8 members
DPBG - 6 members
GSLP - 1 members

1984 election

AACR - 44.4%, 8 members
GSLP - 34.2%, 7 members
DPBG - 18.9%, 0 members
Others - 2.5%, 0 members

1988 election

GSLP - 58.2%, 8 members
AACR - 29.4%, 7 members
Independent Democrats - 12.4%, 0 members

1992 election

GSLP - 73.1%, 8 members
GSD - 20.2%, 7 members
GNP - 4.7%, 0 members
AACR - 2.1%, 0 members

1996 election

GSD - 52.2%, 8 members
GSLP - 43.0%, 7 members
GNP - 4.7%, 0 members
Others - 0.2%

2000 election

GSD - 58.4%, 8 members
GSLP/Liberal Alliance - 40.6%, 7 members
Others - 1.0%, 0 members

2003 election

GSD - 51.5%, 8 members
GSLP/Liberal Alliance - 39.7%, 7 members
GLP - 8.3%

2007 election

GSD - 49.3%, 10 members
GSLP/Liberal Alliance - 45.5%, 7 members
PDP - 3.8%

NGD - 0.78%

2011 election

GSLP/Liberal Alliance - 48.88%, 10 members

GSD - 46.76% - 7 members

PDP - 4.36%


  • Note: Percentages can be misleading for parties with fewer than eight candidates

See also

External links


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