ElectionGudie

Dec. 8, 2011 Held

17,915
Voted
Gibraltar

Gibraltar

Election for Gibraltarian Parliament

Results

67%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:17,915
Valid Votes:17,915
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Gibraltar Social Democrats 7 - 81,721

46.76%

Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party 7 - 59,824

34.23%

Gibraltar Liberal Party 3 - 25,590

14.64%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 17 seats in the Gibraltar Parliament

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Chief Minister Peter CARUANA
  • Assembly: Gibraltar has a unicameral Gibraltar Parliament with 18 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor Vice Admiral Sir Adrian JOHNS since October 2009.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is the hereditary head of state.
  • The Chief Minister is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the Gibraltar Parliament, 15 members are elected by block vote to serve 4-year terms, 2 members are reserved ex officio to serve 4-year terms and 1 members are appointed for the Speaker to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 28,956 (July 2011 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 26,673 ( 2011 Approx)