Maltese general election, 1921

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General elections were held in Malta on 18 and 19 October 1921.[1] The Maltese Political Union emerged as the largest party, winning 14 of the 32 seats in the Legislative Assembly and four of the seven elected seats in the Senate.[2] Joseph Howard became Prime Minister.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system, whilst suffrage was limited to men.[3]

Results[edit]

Legislative Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Maltese Political Union 7,999 39.1 14
Constitutional Party 5,183 25.3 7
Labour Party 4,742 23.2 7
Democratic Nationalist Party 2,465 12.0 4
Independents 86 0.4 0
Invalid/blank votes 159
Total 20,634 100 32
Registered voters/turnout 27,404 75.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Senate[edit]

Party First count Second count Seats
Votes % Votes %
Maltese Political Union 1,611 57.95 1,635 63.25 4
Labour Party 598 21.51 571 22.09 2
Constitutional Party 553 19.89 379 14.66 1
Independents 18 0.65 0
Appointed members 10
Total 2,780 100 2,585 100 17
Source: Schiavone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, pp183–184
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1298