Maltese general election, 1951

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General elections were held in Malta between 5 and 7 May 1951.[1] Although the Malta Labour Party received the most votes, the Nationalist Party remained the largest party, winning 15 of the 40 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Malta Labour Party 40,208 35.7 14 +3
Nationalist Party 39,946 35.5 15 +3
Malta Workers Party 21,158 18.8 7 –4
Constitutional Party 9,150 8.1 4 0
Jones Party 957 0.8 0 0
Independents 1,206 1.1 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 741
Total 113,366 100 40 0
Registered voters/turnout 151,979 74.6
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