At stake in this election:
- 7 seats in the House of Assembly
Description of government structure:
- Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
- Head of Government: Chief Minister Osbourne FLEMING
- Assembly: Anguilla has a unicameral House of Assembly with 11 seats.
* Represented by Governor Alistair HARRISON (since 2009).
Description of electoral system:
- The Queen is hereditary.
- In the House of Assembly, 7 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms, 2 members are appointed ex officio to serve 5-year terms and 2 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms.
Main parties in the electoral race:
- Party: Anguilla United Front (AUF)
Leader: Victor BANKS
Seats won in last election: 4
- Party: Anguilla United Movement (AUM)
Leader: Hubert HUGHES
Seats won in last election: 1
- Party: Anguilla Progressive Party (APP)
Leader: Brent DAVIS
Seats won in last election: 0
Population and number of registered voters:
- Population: 14,436 (July 2009 est.)
- Registered Voters: 8,652 (January 2010 )