Maltese general election, 1939

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General elections were held in Malta between 22 and 24 July 1939.[1] The Constitutional Party emerged as the largest party, winning 6 of the 10 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system, whilst suffrage was limited to men meeting certain property qualifications.[2] The number of seats was reduced from 32 to 10.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Constitutional Party 19,156 54.5 6 –4
Nationalist Party 11,618 33.1 3 –18
Labour Party 3,100 8.8 1 0
Independents 1,265 3.6 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 371
Total 35,510 100 10 –22
Registered voters/turnout 47,306 75.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1298
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1309