ElectionGudie

June 3, 2017 Held

314,696
Voted
Malta

Republic of Malta

Election for Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati (Maltese House of Representatives)

Results

91%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:314,696
Valid Votes:310,665
Invalid Votes:4,031

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Malta Labor Party 37 - 170,976

55.04%

Forza Nazzjonali 30 - 135,696

43.68%

Democratic Alternative - - 2,564

0.80%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

Malta: Maltese House of Representatives, June 3, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • 65 or more seats in the House of Representatives (Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Marie-Louise Coleiro PRECA (since 4 April 2014)
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Joseph MUSCAT (since 11 March 2013)
  • Assembly: Unicameral House of Representatives (Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati), a component of the Parliament of Malta, with 65 seats or more

Description of electoral system:

  • Members of the House of Representatives (Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati) are directly elected in 5 multi-seat constituencies by a proportion representation vote to 5-year terms.

Last Election:

  • The last elections for the Maltese House of Representatives occurred in 2013. The Labor Party won 55.20% of the vote and 39 seats.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Malta Labor Party / Partit Laburista
    • Leader: Joseph MUSCAT
    • Seats won in last election: 39
  • Forza Nazzjonali
    • Leader: Simon BUSUTTIL
    • Seats won in last election: 30
  • Democratic Alternative / Alternattiva Demokratika
    • Leader: Arnold CASSOLA
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 416,338
  • Registered Voters: 341,856

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 202,106
  • Is Malta a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Malta ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (8 March 1991)
  • Gender Quota: No, but some political parties have adopted gender quotas
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 9
  • Human Development Index Position: 33
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Malta a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Malta ratified CRPD: Yes (10 October 2012)
  • Population with a disability: 62,095