Maltese general election, 1950
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General elections were held in Malta between 2 and 4 September 1950. Following the Labour Party splitting into the Malta Labour Party and the Malta Workers Party, the Nationalist Party emerged as the largest party, winning 12 of the 40 seats.
|Malta Labour Party||30,332||28.6||11||New|
|Malta Workers Party||24,616||23.2||11||New|
|Democratic Action Party||6,361||6.0||1||–3|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
In the aftermath of the election the Nationalist Party formed a coalition government with the Workers Party. However, the two parties had a difficult relationship, and early elections were held less than a year later.