Maltese general election, 1950

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General elections were held in Malta between 2 and 4 September 1950.[1] Following the Labour Party splitting into the Malta Labour Party and the Malta Workers Party, the Nationalist Party emerged as the largest party, winning 12 of the 40 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Nationalist Party 31,431 29.6 12 +5
Malta Labour Party 30,332 28.6 11 New
Malta Workers Party 24,616 23.2 11 New
Constitutional Party 10,584 10.0 4 New
Democratic Action Party 6,361 6.0 1 –3
Jones Party 852 0.8 0 –2
Independents 1,953 1.8 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 691
Total 106,820 100 40 0
Registered voters/turnout 144,516 73.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1298