Maltese general election, 1865

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Maltese general election, 1865
1860 ←
9-14 January 1865 → 1870
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General elections were held in Malta between 9 and 14 January 1865.[1]


The elections were held under the 1849 constitution, which provided for an 18-member Government Council, of which ten members would be appointed and eight elected.[1]


A total of 2,685 people were registered to vote, of which 2,329 cast votes, giving a turnout of 87%.[1]

Elected members
Name Votes Notes
Michele Tabib Briffa 381
Vincenzo Manduca Piscopo Macedonia 136 Elected from Gozo
Pasquale Mifsud 939 Re-elected
Carlo Maria Muscat 610
Filippo Pullicino 967 Re-elected
Emmanuel Scicluna 504 Re-elected
Ruggerio Sciortino 1,105 Re-elected
Franco M Torregiani 444
Source: Schiavone, p176


  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p3