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.)