Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Population (as of Feb. 8, 2019)

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Name Official Name Type
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Administrator Natasha GRIGGS
  • Assembly: Cocos (Keeling) Islands has a unicameral Shire Council with 7 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Sir Peter COSGROVE.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • Administrator is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the Shire Council 7 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.***

*** Elections are held every 2 years, with half of the seats eligible for election.

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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council 2019-10-19 485 - -

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