Maltese general election, 1976

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Maltese general election, 1976

← 1971 17–18 September 1976 1981 →

All 65 seats of the Maltese House of Representatives

  First party Second party
  Dom Mintoff (1974).jpg No image.svg
Leader Dom Mintoff Giorgio Borġ Olivier
Party Labour Nationalist
Last election 28 seats, 50.8% 27 seats, 48.1%
Seats won 34 31
Seat change Increase 6 Increase 4
Popular vote 105,845 99,551
Percentage 51.5% 48.5%
Swing Increase 0.3% Increase 0.4%

Prime Minister before election

Dom Mintoff
Labour

Elected Prime Minister

Dom Mintoff
Labour

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General elections were held in Malta on 17 and 18 September 1976.[1] The Malta Labour Party remained the largest party, winning 34 of the 65 seats.

Electoral system[edit]

The elections were held using the single transferable vote system.[2] The number of seats was increased from 55 to 65,[3] whilst the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Malta Labour Party 105,854 51.5 34 +6
Nationalist Party 99,551 48.5 31 +4
Independents 35 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,165
Total 206,605 100 65 +10
Registered voters/turnout 217,724 94.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Elected Candidates[edit]

District 1[edit]

MLP

  • Borg, John J. - casual election
  • Brincat, Joseph
  • Mintoff, Dom - vacated

PN

  • Bonnici, Emmanuel
  • Borg Olivier, Giorgio - vacated
  • Farrugia, Herman - casual election

District 2[edit]

MLP

  • Brincat, Joseph - vacated
  • Mintoff, Dom
  • Piscopo, Daniel
  • Saliba, Joseph - casual election
  • Sant, Lorry

PN

  • Mifsud Bonnici, Ugo

District 3[edit]

MLP

  • Abela, Wistin
  • Attard Bezina, Emmanuel
  • Barbara, Agatha

PN

  • Cachia Zammit, Alexander
  • Muscat, Joseph (Josie)

District 4[edit]

MLP

  • Dalli, John
  • Grima, Joseph - casual election
  • Moran, Vincent
  • Sant, Lorry

PN

  • Borg Olivier De Puget, Albert
  • Farrugia, Jimmy

District 5[edit]

MLP

  • Calleja, Reno (Żaren)
  • Casar, Joseph
  • Vella, Karmenu

PN

  • Caruana, Carmelo
  • Galea, Louis

District 6[edit]

MLP

  • Abela, Ġuze (Joseph)
  • Brincat, Carmelo
  • Muscat, Philip

PN

  • Camilleri, Gius, Maria
  • Hyzler, George

District 7[edit]

MLP

  • Buttigieg, Anton
  • Buttigieg, John
  • Camilleri, Benny - casual election
  • Cremona, Danny - vacated

PN

  • De Marco, Guido
  • Mifsud Bonnici, Antoine

District 8[edit]

MLP

  • Bonaci, Evelyn
  • Debono Grech, Joe

PN

  • Fenech Adami, Eddie
  • Fenech, Joe
  • Gauci Borda, Lino (Carmel)

District 9[edit]

MLP

  • Holland, Patrick
  • Naudi, Robert

PN

  • Bonello Du Puis, George - casual election
  • Farrugia, Jimmy
  • Felice, Mario - vacated
  • Rizzo Naudi, John
  • Tabone, Censu

District 10[edit]

MLP

  • Baldacchino, Joseph M.
  • Holland, Patrick - vacated
  • Privitera, Salvu - casual election

PN

  • Falzon, Michael - casual election
  • Felice, Mario
  • Refalo, Michael
  • Tabone, Censu - vacated

District 11[edit]

MLP

  • Micallef, Alfred (Freddie) - vacated
  • Micallef, Daniel
  • Xuereb, Paul - casual election

PN

  • Abela, Sammy (Salvatore)
  • Borg Olivier, Giorgio
  • Muscat, John

District 12[edit]

MLP

  • Chetcuti Caruana, Paul
  • Micallef, Alfred (Freddie)

PN

  • Borg Olivier, Paulu - casual election
  • Fenech Adami, Eddie - vacated
  • Gatt, Lawrence
  • Spiteri, Carm. Lino

District 13[edit]

MLP

  • Buttigieg, Carmelo
  • Camilleri, Angelo

PN

  • Attard, Coronato
  • Cauchi Amabile
  • Tabone, Anton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1302 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p1298
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1310