ElectionGudie

Nov. 26, 2015 Held

16,475
Voted
Gibraltar

Gibraltar

Election for Gibraltarian Parliament

Results

71%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:16,475
Valid Votes:16,475
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party 7 - 70,551

47.83%

Gibraltar Social Democrats 7 - 46,545

31.56%

Gibraltar Liberal Party 3 - 30,399

20.61%

More Info:

Gibraltar: Parliamentary Election, 26 November 2015

At stake in this election:

  • 17 seats in the Parliament

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Lt. General Edward DAVIS (since 19 January 2016)
  • Head of Government: Chief Minister Fabian PICARDO (since 9 December 2011)
  • Assembly: Gibraltar has a unicameral Parliament composed of 18 seats with members serving 4-year terms.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the Parliament, 17 members are directly elected in a single nationwide constituency by majority vote, and 1 is appointed by Parliament as speaker.

Last Election:

  • Elections for Parliament were last held on 8 December 2011. The Gibraltar Socialist Labor Party (GSLP) and Gibraltar Liberal Party (GLP) formed an alliance and took 7 and 3 seats, respectively. The Gibraltar Social Democrats (GSD) won 7 seats while the Progressive Democratic Party did not secure a seat in Parliament.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Gibraltar Socialist Labor Party (GSLP)
    • Leader: Fabian PICARDO
    • Seats won in last election: 7
  • Gibraltar Liberal Party (GLP)
    • Leader: Joseph GARCIA
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Gibraltar Social Democrats (GSD)
    • Leader: Daniel FEETHAM
    • Seats won in last election: 7
  • Progressive Democratic Party
    • Leader: Nick CRUZ
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 29,258 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 23,278 (2015)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 14,549 (July 2015 est.)

·         Is Gibraltar a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has Gibraltar ratified CEDAW: N/A

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 2 (11.11%)

·         Human Development Index Position: N/A

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Gibraltar a signatory to CRPD: N/A

·         Has Gibraltar ratified CRPD: N/A

·         Population with a disability: 4,389