1976 Gibraltar general election

General elections were held in Gibraltar on 29 September 1976 . The result was a victory for the Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights, which won eight of the 15 seats in the House of Assembly.[1]

1976 Gibraltar general election
Gibraltar
← 1972 29 September 1976 1980 →

15 seats in the House of Assembly
8 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader Seats +/–
AACR Joshua Hassan 8 0
GDM Joe Bossano 4 New
Independents 3 +3
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Chief Minister before Chief Minister after
Joshua Hassan
AACR
Joshua Hassan
AACR

Electoral systemEdit

The electoral system for the House of Assembly allowed each voter to vote for up to eight candidates.[2]

ResultsEdit

PartySeats+/–
Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights80
Gibraltar Democratic Movement4New
Commonwealth Party0New
Independents3+3
Total150
Source: McHale

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vincent E. McHale (1983) Political parties of Europe, Greenwood Press, p327 ISBN 0-313-23804-9
  2. ^ McHale, p322