Maltese general election, 1915

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General elections were held in Malta on 19 and 20 January 1915.[1] Two of the eight elected seats were uncontested.[2]

Background[edit]

The elections were held under the Chamberlain Constitution,[1] with members elected from eight single-member constituencies.[3]

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 7,907 people were registered to vote.[1] Cikku Azzopardi was elected in both constituencies I and VIII. He chose to give up the seat for constituency VIII, resulting in a by-election in March 1915. However, the candidate elected in the by-election resigned immediately after the election.[2]

Constituency Name Votes Notes
I Cikku Azzopardi 283
II Giuseppe Vassallo 203
III Antonio Dalli 158 Re-elected
IV Luigi Rosignaud Unopposed
V Serafin Vella 324
VI G Gauci Tramblett Unopposed
VII Carmelo dei Conti Sant 243
VIII Cikku Azzopardi 368 By-election held in March 1915
Source: Schiavone, pp182–183

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p19
  2. ^ a b Schiavone, p183
  3. ^ Schiavone, p181