Falkland Islands general election, 1968

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The Falkland Islands general election of 1968 was held on 13–15 March 1968 to elect members to the Legislative Council. Four out of the ten Councillors were elected through universal suffrage, two from Stanley and one each from East Falkland and West Falkland.


Candidates in bold were elected. Candidates in italic were incumbents.

Stanley constituency[edit]

Stanley result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Richard Victor Goss Symbol confirmed.svg 341 34.8 N/A
Nonpartisan Nanette King Symbol confirmed.svg 298 30.4 N/A
Nonpartisan Kenneth Claud Summers 166 16.9 N/A
Nonpartisan William Edward Bowles 135 13.8 N/A
Nonpartisan Albert Henry Clifton 40 4.1 N/A
Turnout 980

East Falkland constituency[edit]

East Falkland[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Robin Andreas Mackintosh Pitaluga Symbol confirmed.svg 114 43.5 N/A
Nonpartisan Alan Charles Miller 83 31.7 N/A
Nonpartisan Marjorie Vinson 65 24.8 -25.7
Turnout 262

West Falkland constituency[edit]

West Falkland[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Sydney Miller Symbol confirmed.svg 165 77.5 +40.3
Nonpartisan William Robert Luxton 48 22.5 +0.3
Turnout 213


  1. ^ a b c "FI Gazette 2417". Jane Cameron National Archives. 1968. Missing or empty |url= (help)