Maltese general election, 1962

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General elections were held in Malta between 17 and 19 February 1962.[1] The Nationalist Party emerged as the largest party, winning 25 of the 50 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system,[2] whilst the number of seats was increased from 40 to 50.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Nationalist Party 63,262 42.0 25 +8
Malta Labour Party 50,974 33.8 16 –7
Christian Workers' Party 14,285 9.5 4 New
Democratic Nationalist Party 13,968 9.3 4 New
Progressive Constitutionalist Party 7,290 4.8 1 +1
Democratic Christian Party 699 0.5 0 New
Independents 128 0.1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 927
Total 151,533 100 50 +10
Registered voters/turnout 166,936 90.8
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
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1310