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Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

52,560 2

Population (as of July 1, 2012)

Elections in our database

18,492 80.04%

Registered Voters (as of May 1, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Queen Queen Head of State
Legislative Assembly Assembly
Premier Premier Head of Government

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Premier Alden MCLAUGHLAN
  • Assembly: Cayman Islands has a unicameral Legislative Assembly with 18 seats.

* Represented by Governor Helen KILPATRICK since 6 September 2013.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is the hereditary head of state.
  • The Premier is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the Legislative Assembly, [[uh.1.seats]] members are [[uh.1.electedby]] [[uh.1.election_type]] to serve [[uh.1.term]]-year terms and 18 members are elected by block vote to serve 4-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Legislative Assembly 2005-05-11 10,527 13,118 80.25%
Legislative Assembly 2013-05-22 14,760 18,492 79.82%

Voter Turnout