Maltese general election, 1849
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In 1835, Malta was granted a Government Council by the British authorities. It consisted of the Governor, four officials and three members appointed by the governor. In June 1849 Governor Richard More O'Ferrall passed a new constitution that increased the Council to 18 members, of which ten would be appointed and eight elected.
A total of 3,767 people were registered to vote, of which 3,315 cast votes, giving a turnout of 88%.
|Don Filippo Amato||619|
|Adriano Dingli||117||Elected from Gozo|
|Giovanni Battista Vella||425|
|Source: Schiavone, p175|
- Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p3
- Schiavone, p1
- Schiavone, pp1–3