Maltese general election, 1892

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Maltese general election, 1892

← 1889 5 and 6 September 1892 1895 →

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General elections were held in Malta on 5 and 6 September 1892.[1] Elections were only held in three constituencies as all other members were returned unopposed.[2]


The elections were held under the Knutsford Constitution.[1] Ten members were elected from single-member constituencies,[3] whilst a further four members were elected to represent nobility and landowners, graduates, clerics and the Chamber of Commerce.[4]

District Towns
I Valletta East
II Valletta West, Sliema, St. Julian's
III Floriana, Pietà, Ħamrun, Msida
IV Cospicua, Żabbar
V Birgu, Senglea
VI Mdina
VII Birkirkara
VIII Qormi
IX Żejtun
X Gozo
Source: Schiavone, p13


A total of 10,522 people were registered to vote, of which just 1,062 cast votes, giving a turnout of 10%.[1]

General elected members
Constituency Name Votes Notes
I Sigismondo Savona Re-elected unopposed
II Latterio Vallone Unopposed
III Giuseppe Bonavia 174
IV Francesco Mifsud Unopposed
V Evaristo Castaldi Re-elected unopposed
VI Nutar Dei Marchesi Mallia Tabone Unopposed
VII Paolo Sammut 157
VIII Giovanni Vassallo Unopposed
IX Salvatore Cachia Zammit Re-elected unopposed
X Paolo Sammut 565
Special elected members
Seat Name Votes Notes
Nobility and Landowners Saverio DePiro Unopposed
Graduates Goffredo Adami Unopposed
Clergy Ign. Panzavecchia Unopposed
Chamber of Commerce Giuseppe Bencini Unopposed
Source: Schiavone, pp178–179


  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p13
  2. ^ Schiavone, pp178–179
  3. ^ Schiavone, p178
  4. ^ Schiavone, pp177–178