Maltese general election, 1996

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Maltese general election, 1996
Malta
1992 ←
26 October 1996
→ 1998

  First party Second party
  Edward Fenech Adami.jpg
Leader Alfred Sant Eddie Fenech Adami
Party Labour Nationalist
Last election 31 seats, 46.5% 34 seats, 51.8%
Seats won 35 34
Seat change Increase 4 Steady 0
Popular vote 132,496 124,864
Percentage 50.7% 47.8%
Swing Increase 4.2% Decrease 4.0%

Prime Minister before election

Eddie Fenech Adami
Nationalist

Elected Prime Minister

Alfred Sant
Labour

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General elections were held in Malta on 26 October 1996.[1] Although the Malta Labour Party received the most votes, the Nationalist Party won the most seats. However, the Labour Party was awarded an additional four seats to ensure they had a majority in Parliament.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Malta Labour Party 132,497 50.7 35 +4
Nationalist Party 124,864 47.8 34 0
Democratic Alternative 3,820 1.5 0 0
Independents 43 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,813
Total 264,037 100 69 +4
Registered voters/turnout 274,113 96.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By Districts[edit]

1st District[edit]

  • AD: 216 votes
  • MLP: 9,870 votes
  • PN: 10,101 votes
  • Others: 18 votes

2nd District[edit]

  • AD: 231 votes
  • MLP: 13,645 votes
  • PN: 6,006 votes

3rd District[edit]

  • AD: 289 votes
  • MLP: 12,941 votes
  • PN: 6,731 votes
  • Others: 12 votes
  • Candidates Elected: George Vella (MLP), Alfred Portelli (MLP), Helena Dalli (MLP), Francis Agius (PN), Joe Psaila Savona (PN).

4th District[edit]

  • AD: 313 votes
  • MLP: 12,750 votes
  • PN: 7,668 votes
  • Candidates Elected: Joe Cilia (MLP), Joe Cassar (PN), Jesmond Mugliett (PN), Alex Sceberras Trigona (MLP), Karl Chircop (MLP).

5th District[edit]

  • AD: 258 votes
  • MLP: 12,932 votes
  • PN: 6,726 votes
  • Candidates Elected: George Vella (MLP), Karmenu Vella (MLP), Louis Buhagiar (MLP), Ninu Zammit (PN), Louis Galea (PN).

6th District[edit]

  • AD: 170 votes
  • MLP: 11,119 votes
  • PN: 8,472 votes

7th District[edit]

  • AD: 368 votes
  • MLP: 9,715 votes
  • PN: 11,025 votes
  • Candidates Elected: Louis Galea (PN), Charles Buhagiar (MLP), Micheal Bonnici (PN), Jeffry Pullicino Orlando (PN), John Attard Montalto (MLP).

8th District[edit]

  • AD: 336 votes
  • MLP: 7,663 votes
  • PN: 11,468 votes

9th District[edit]

  • AD: 336 votes
  • MLP: 8,863 votes
  • PN: 10,253 votes

10th District[edit]

  • AD: 461 votes
  • MLP: 5,834 votes
  • PN: 13,870 votes

11th District[edit]

  • AD: 359 votes
  • MLP: 8,700 votes
  • PNl: 11,459
  • Candidates Elected: Eddie Fenech Adami (PN), Louis Deguara (PN), Josef Bonnici (PN), Michael Farrugia (MLP), Angelo Farrugia (MLP)

12th District[edit]

  • AD: 276 votes
  • MLP: 9,400 votes
  • PN: 10,382 votes
  • Others: 13 votes
  • Candidates Elected: Noel Farrugia (MLP), Ċensu Galea (PN), Evarist Bartolo (MLP), Claude Muscat (PN), Tony Abela (PN)

13th District[edit]

  • AD: 168 votes
  • MLP: 9,066 votes
  • PN: 10,700 votes
  • Candidates Elected: Giovanna Debono (PN), Anton Refalo (MLP), Anton Tabone (PN), Karmenu Borg (MLP), Victor Galea Pace (PN)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1310