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Aug. 31, 2005 Held

Saint Helena

Saint Helena

Election for Saint Helenian Legislative Council

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At stake in this election:

  • 12 seats in the Legislative Council

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II
  • Head of Government: Governor Michael CLANCY
  • Assembly: Saint Helena has a unicameral Legislative Council with 15 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Governor is appointed by the monarch.
  • In the Legislative Council, 12 members are elected by block vote to serve 4-year terms and 3 members are selected ex officio to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Independent(s): Non-partisans
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 12

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 7,460 (July 2005 est.)