ElectionGudie

May 11, 2005 Held

10,527
Voted
Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Election for Cayman Legislative Assembly

Results

79%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:10,527
Valid Votes:10,330
Invalid Votes:197

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

People's Progressive Movement 9 13,199

100%

United Democratic Party 5 6,062

Independent 1 380

People's Democratic Alliance - - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 15 seats in the the Legislative Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Chief Secretary W. McKeeva BUSH **
  • Assembly: Cayman Islands has a unicameral the Legislative Assembly with 18 seats.

* Represented by Governor Bruce DINWIDDY

** The leader of the majority party or coalition is appointed by the governor Leader of Government Business

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary N/A.
  • In the the Legislative Assembly, 3 members are appointed to serve 4-year terms and 15 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: United Democratic Party / (UPD)
    • Leader: McKeeva BUSH
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: 7
  • Party: People's Progressive Movement (PPM)
    • Leader: Kurt TIBBETTS
    • Seats won in this election: 9
    • Seats won in last election: 5
  • Party: People's Democratic Alliance (PDA)
    • Leader: Linford PIERSON
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: 1
  • Party: Independent
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 1
    • Seats won in last election: 2

Last Parliamentary election:

  • The last parliamentary election was held on November 8, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 43,103 (July 2004 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 13,118 (May 2005 )