Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

2,931 3

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

2,165 75.08%

Registered Voters (as of June 21, 2018)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Falkland Legislative Assembly Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Chief Executive Keith PADGETT
  • Assembly: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a unicameral Legislative Assembly with 10 seats.

* The Queen is represented by the Governor of the Falkland Islands. The current Governor is Colin ROBERTS.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Chief Executive is appointed by the governor.
  • In the Legislative Assembly, 8 members are elected by block vote to serve 4-year terms and 2 members are appointed ex officio to serve 4-year terms.
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 2013-03-10 1,518 1,672 90.79%
Falkland Legislative Assembly 2013-11-07 1,709 2,165 78.94%
Falkland Legislative Assembly 2017-11-09 1,202 2,165 55.52%

Voter Turnout