Nov. 9, 2017 Held

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

Election for Falkland Legislative Assembly


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,202
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 8 1,202

Election Results Modified: Jun 21, 2018

General Information

Falkland Islands: Legislative Assembly, 9 November 2017

Election Results Note: 

  • Votes cast is an estimate based on an 86% turnout in Camp (242 registered voters) and an 80% turnout in Stanley (1180 registered voters).

At stake in this election:

  • 8 seats in the Legislative Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Nigel PHILLIPS (since 12 September 2017)
  • Head of Government: Chief Executive Barry ROWLAND (since 3 October 2016)
  • Assembly: Unicameral Legislative Assembly with 10 seats

Description of electoral system:

  • 8 members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected by a majority vote. 2 members are appointed. All members serve 4-year terms. There are no political parties in the Falkland Islands.

Last Election:

  • The last election for the Legislative Assembly occurred on November 7, 2013.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Independent
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 10

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 3,198
  • Registered Voters: 2,165 (2013)
Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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