Maltese general election, 1932

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General elections were held in Malta between 11 and 13 June 1932.[1] The Nationalist Party emerged as the largest party, winning 21 of the 32 seats in the Legislative Assembly and five of the seven elected seats in the Senate.[2]

Electoral system[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Legislative Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Nationalist Party 28,777 59.6 21 +8
Constitutional Party 15,023 31.1 10 –5
Labour Party 4,138 8.6 1 –2
Independent Labour Party 238 0.5 0 New
Independents 129 0.3 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 353
Total 48,658 100 32 0
Registered voters/turnout 52,610 92.5
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Senate[edit]

Party First count Second count Seats +/–
Votes % Votes %
Nationalist Party 4,566 65.4 4,543 66.43 5 +1
Constitutional Party 2,416 34.60 2,296 33.57 2 –1
Appointed members 10 0
Total 6,982 100 6,839 100 17 0
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, p193–194
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1298