Elections in the Cayman Islands
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Elections in the Cayman Islands gives information on election and election results in the Cayman Islands. An election is a process in which a vote is held to elect candidates to an office. It is the mechanism by which a democracy fills elective offices in the legislature, and sometimes the executive and judiciary, and in which electorates choose local government officials.
The Cayman Islands elect on territorial level a legislature. The Legislative Assembly has 20 members, 18 elected members for a four-year term in 18 single member constituencies elected by first past the post and 2 members ex officio.
In the 2000 elections, with a turnout of 80% only non-partisans were elected. After the election members of parliament formed the United Democratic Party. The Cayman Islands had a no-party system, but it evolved into a two-party system, the opposition United Democratic Party and the current ruling People's Progressive Movement party.
|People's Progressive Movement||21,859||36.1||9||+4|
|United Democratic Party||16,816||27.8||3||–6|
|Coalition for Cayman||11,275||18.6||3||New|
|People's National Alliance||3,436||5.7||1||New|
|Total votes cast||60,598||100||18||+3|
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