Maltese general election, 1909

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General elections were held in Malta on 11 and 12 October 1909.[1] For the first time since 1895, all seats were contested.

Background[edit]

The elections were held under the Chamberlain Constitution,[1] with members elected from eight single-member constituencies.[2]

District Towns
I Valletta East
II Valletta West, Msida, Sliema, St. Julian's
III Floriana, Pietà, Ħamrun, Qormi, Żebbuġ
IV Cospicua, Birgu, Kalkara, Żabbar, Marsaskala
V Senglea, New Village, Luqa, Gudja, Għaxaq, Żejtun, Marsaxlokk, Saint George's Bay and Birżebbuġa
VI Birkirkara, Balzan, Lija, Attard, Għargħur, Naxxar, Mosta, Mellieħa
VII Mdina, Rabat, Siġġiewi, Dingli, Qrendi, Mqabba, Żurrieq, Bubaqra, Safi, Kirkop
VIII Gozo and Comino
Source: Schiavone, p17

Results[edit]

A total of 7,377 people were registered to vote, with 3,354 votes cast, giving a turnout of 46%.[1]

Constituency Name Votes Notes
I Andrè Pullicino 257 Re-elected
II Emmanuele Said 291
III Francesco Azzopardi 316 Re-elected
IV Beniamino Bonnici 289 Re-elected
V Salvatore Cachia Zammit 254 Re-elected
VI Alfredo Mattei 255
VII A Caruana Gatto 308 Re-elected
VIII Artuto Mercieca 355
Source: Schiavone, pp181–182

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p19
  2. ^ Schiavone, p181