Maltese general election, 1870
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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.
A total of 2,732 people were registered to vote, of which 1,908 cast votes, giving a turnout of 70%.
|Salvatore Cachia Zammit||490|
|Dun Luigi Fernandez||498|
|Baruni Gauci Bonnici||95||Elected from Gozo|
|Source: Schiavone, p176|
- Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p3