1917 Maltese general election

General elections were held in Malta on 20 and 21 October 1917.[1] Two of the eight elected seats were left uncontested.[2]

BackgroundEdit

The elections were held under the Chamberlain Constitution,[1] with members elected from eight single-member constituencies[3] by first-past-the-post voting.

District Towns
I Valletta East
II Valletta West, Msida, Sliema, St. Julian's
III Floriana, Pietà, Ħamrun, Qormi, Żebbuġ
IV Cospicua, Birgu, Kalkara, Żabbar, Marsaskala
V Senglea, New Village, Luqa, Gudja, Għaxaq, Żejtun, Marsaxlokk, Saint George's Bay and Birżebbuġa
VI Birkirkara, Balzan, Lija, Attard, Għargħur, Naxxar, Mosta, Mellieħa
VII Mdina, Rabat, Siġġiewi, Dingli, Qrendi, Mqabba, Żurrieq, Bubaqra, Safi, Kirkop
VIII Gozo and Comino
Source: Schiavone, p17

ResultsEdit

A total of 7,012 people were registered to vote.[1]

Constituency Name Votes Notes
I Andrè Pullicino 353
II Giov. Gabaretta 288
III Antonio Dalli Re-elected unopposed
IV G Felice Inglott Unopposed
V Giovanni Bencini 352
VI Giuseppe Vassallo 257
VII Giuseppe Zammit 253
VIII Enrico Mizzi 560
Source: Schiavone, p183

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Michael J Schiavone (1987) L-Elezzjonijiet F'Malta 1849–1981, Pubblikazzjoni Bugelli, p19
  2. ^ Schiavone, p183
  3. ^ Schiavone, p181