1880 Maltese general election

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1880 Maltese general election

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8 of the 18 seats to the Government Council
  First party
Party Anti-Reform Party
Seats won 5
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General elections were held in Malta between 13 and 16 October 1880.[1] The majority of elected Councillors were members of the Anti-Reform Party.[2]


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 2,400 people were registered to vote, of which 1,866 cast votes, giving a turnout of 78%.[1]

Elected members
Name Votes Party Notes
Salvatore Cachia Zammit 588 Anti-Reform Party Re-elected
Dun Emmanuel Debono 548 Anti-Reform Party Re-elected
Franc. DeCesare 543
Antonio Micallef 584
Pasquale Mifsud 607
Fortunato Mizzi 131 Anti-Reform Party Elected from Gozo
Agostini Naudi 909 Anti-Reform Party Re-elected
Giovanni Sciortino 487 Anti-Reform Party
Source: Schiavone, p177


  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p3
  2. ^ Schiavone, p177