Maltese Committees for Communities election, 2010

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Committees for Communities elections were held in Malta in 2010. The elections were held in eight hamlets on 27 March, with elections in a further eight on 5 June.

March elections[edit]

Elections were held in March in Bubaqra (Żurrieq), Fleur-de-Lys (Birkirkara), Kappara (San Ġwann), Madliena (Swieqi) and Paceville (St. Julian's), Marsalforn (Żebbuġ), Santa Luċija (Kerċem) and Xlendi (Munxar).[1] In Santa Luċija there was no election because only five candidates ran.

A total of ten candidates ran for the Labour Party, 36 candidates for the Nationalist Party and two independents. The Nationalist Party won the March elections with 63% of first count votes. The Labour Party obtained 34% while independent candidates obtained only 3%.

The national turnout for the March elections was 35%. The highest turnout was in Fleur-de-Lys (48%) and the lowest in Xlendi (22%). Other turnouts were like these, 37% in Bubaqra, Kappara, and Madliena, 29% in Marsalforn, and 25% in Paceville.[2]

June elections[edit]

The June elections were held in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq (Naxxar), Baħrija (Rabat, Malta), Burmarrad (San Pawl il-Baħar), Gwardamanġia (Pietà, Malta), Ħal Farruġ (Luqa), Swatar (Msida), St. Peters (Żabbar), and Tal-Virtù (Rabat, Malta).[3]

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