ElectionGudie

May 22, 2013 Held

14,760
Voted
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Cayman Islands

Election for Legislative Assembly

Results

80%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:14,760
Valid Votes:14,760
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

People’s Progressive Movement 9 - 21,859

39.85%

United Democratic Party 3 - 15,516

28.29%

Independents 5 - 14,042

25.59%

People’s National Alliance 1 - 3,436

6.26%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Premier Julianna O'CONNOR-CONNOLLY
  • Assembly: Cayman Islands has a unicameral Legislative Assembly with 18 seats.

* Represented by Governor Duncan TAYLOR since 15 January 2010.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • Premier is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the Legislative Assembly 18 members are elected by block vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: United Democratic Party (UDP)
    Leader: McKeeva BUSH
  • Party: People’s Progressive Movement (PPM)
    Leader: Alden MCLAUGHLIN
  • Alliance: People’s National Alliance (PNA)***
    Leader: Julianna O'CONNOR-CONNOLLY
  • Independent(s): Independents
    Leader: N/A

*** The PNA is composed of five former members of the UDP.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 53,737 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 18,492 (May 2013 )