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Isle of Man

Isle of Man

88,195 1

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

60,382 93.35%

Registered Voters (as of Sept. 27, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Isle of Man House of Keys Lower House

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II*
  • Head of Government: Chief Minister Howard QUAYLE
  • Assembly: The Isle of Man has a bicameral Tynwald consisting of the Legislative Council (11 seats) and the House of Keys (24 seats)

*The Queen is represented by Lieutenant Governor Sir Richard GOZNEY

Description of electoral system:

  • The monarchy is heriditary. Lietenant Governor is appointed by the monarch.
  • The chief minister is indirectly elected by the Tynwald to a 5-year term and is eligible for a second term.
  • Eight of the Legilslative Council members are indirectly elected by the House of Keys. Four members are renewed every two years. The remaining three seats are the chief minister, attorney general, and the Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man.
  • House of Keys members are directly elected by majority vote from 12 two-seat consituencies to serve 5-year terms.
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Isle of Man House of Keys 2016-09-22 56,366 60,382 93.35%

Voter Turnout