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Grenada

Grenada

109,590 4

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

62,243 74.86%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 1, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Senate Upper House
Queen Queen Head of State
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
House of Representatives Lower House

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Keith MITCHELL
  • Assembly: Grenada has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 13 seats and the House of Representatives with 15 seats.

* Queen Elizabeth II is represented by Governor-General Cecile LA GRENADE.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is the hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Senate, 10 members are appointed by the government to serve 5-year terms and 3 members are appointed by the opposition to serve 5-year terms. In the House of Representatives 15 members are elected by simple majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
House of Representatives 1999-01-18 41,753 73,682 56.67%
House of Representatives 2003-11-27 - 82,270 -
House of Representatives 2008-07-08 56,911 70,869 80.3%
House of Representatives 2013-02-19 54,524 62,243 87.6%

Voter Turnout