Maltese general election, 1895

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Maltese general election, 1895
← 1892 26 and 27 August 1895 1898 →

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General elections were held in Malta on 26 and 27 August 1895.[1] For the first time since 1883, every seat was contested.[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 10,426 people were registered to vote, of which 5,847 cast votes, giving a turnout of 56%.[1]

General elected members
Constituency Name Votes Notes
I Sigismondo Savona 493 Re-elected
II Ernesto Manara 244
III Giuseppe Bencini 373 Previously member for Chamber of Commerce
IV Frenc Mallia 322
V Eduardo Bonavia 448
VI Nutar Mallia Tabone 309 Re-elected
VII Frans Wettinger 208
VIII Cesare Darmanin 209
IX Alfonso Caruana 150
X Paolo Sammut 427 Re-elected
Special elected members
Seat Name Votes Notes
Nobility and Landowners Testaferrata Moroni Viani 168
Graduates Salvatore Grech 112
Clergy Alfredo Mifsud 199
Chamber of Commerce Edoardo Vella 152
Source: Schiavone, p179


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