Maltese general election, 1865

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General elections were held in Malta between 9 and 14 January 1865.[1]

Background[edit]

The elections were held under the 1849 constitution, which provided for an 18-member Government Council, of which ten members would be appointed and eight elected.[1]

Results[edit]

A total of 2,685 people were registered to vote, of which 2,329 cast votes, giving a turnout of 87%.[1]

Elected members
Name Votes Notes
Michele Tabib Briffa 381
Vincenzo Manduca Piscopo Macedonia 136 Elected from Gozo
Pasquale Mifsud 939 Re-elected
Carlo Maria Muscat 610
Filippo Pullicino 967 Re-elected
Emmanuel Scicluna 504 Re-elected
Ruggerio Sciortino 1,105 Re-elected
Franco M Torregiani 444
Source: Schiavone, p176

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p3