Maltese general election, 1971

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General elections were held in Malta between 12 and 14 June 1971.[1] The Malta Labour Party emerged as the largest party, winning 28 of the 55 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system,[2] whilst the number of seats was increased from 50 to 55.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Malta Labour Party 85,448 50.8 28 +6
Nationalist Party 80,753 48.1 27 –1
Progressive Constitutionalist Party 1,756 1.0 0 0
Independents 102 0.1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 854
Total 168,913 100 55 +5
Registered voters/turnout 181,768 92.9
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
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1310