Maltese general election, 1998

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Maltese general election, 1998
Malta
1996 ←
5 September 1998 → 2003

  First party Second party
  Edward Fenech Adami.jpg
Leader Eddie Fenech Adami Alfred Sant
Party Nationalist Labour
Leader since 1992
Last election 34 seats, 47.8% 35 seats, 50.7%
Seats won 35 30
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 5
Popular vote 137,037 124,220
Percentage 51.8% 47.0%
Swing Increase 4.0% Decrease 3.7%

Prime Minister before election

Alfred Sant
Labour

Elected Prime Minister

Eddie Fenech Adami
Nationalist

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General elections were held in Malta on 5 September 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the Nationalist Party, which won 35 of the 65 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Nationalist Party 137,037 51.8 35 +1
Malta Labour Party 124,220 47.0 30 –5
Democratic Alternative 3,209 1.2 0 0
Independents 27 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,667
Total 268,160 100 65 –4
Registered voters/turnout 281,078 95.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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