1950 Gibraltar general election

1950 Gibraltar general election
Gibraltar
8 November 1950 1953 →

5 seats in the Legislative Council
3 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats
AACR Joshua Hassan 46.10 3
Independents 46.24 2
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
President of the Legislative Council after
Kenneth Anderson
Independent

General elections were held in Gibraltar on 8 November 1950. The Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights emerged as the largest party in the new legislature, winning three of the five elected seats.[1]

Electoral system

The legislature was formed in 1950 to replace Gibraltar City Council,[2] and was elected by single transferable vote.[3]

Results

PartyFirst
preferences
%Seats
Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights3,25046.103
Transport and General Workers' Union5407.660
Independents3,26046.242
Total7,050100.005
Source: Garcia, Gibraltar Chronicle, 9 November 1950

By candidate

Candidate Party Votes Notes
First count Second count Third count Fourth count
Transfers Total Transfers Total Transfers Total
Albert R. Isola Independent 2,022 Elected in the first count
Albert Risso Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights 1,112 +28 1,140 +19 1,159 +89 1,248 Elected in the fourth count
Francis Panayotti Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights 1,058 +198 1,256 Elected in the second count
Joshua Hassan Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights 1,009 +91 1,100 +21 1,121 +87 1,208 Elected in the fourth count
Louis Bruzon Independent 671 +88 759 +10 769 +98 867 Eliminated in the fourth count
Joseph Patron Independent 567 +399 966 +26 992 +107 1,099 Elected in the fourth count
Agustin Huart Transport and General Workers' Union 434 +25 459 +2 461 Eliminated in the third count
R.H. Bianchi Transport and General Workers' Union 106 +9 115 0 115 Eliminated in the third count
Abraham Serfaty Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights 71 +8 79 +2 81 Eliminated in the third count
Non-transferable votes 0 0 0 0 +276 276
Source: Garcia, Gibraltar Chronicle, 9 November 1950[4]

References

  1. ^ "Gibraltar Chronicle Report". 9 November 1950.
  2. ^ Vincent E McHale (1983) Political parties of Europe, Greenwood Press, p322 ISBN 0-313-23804-9
  3. ^ Joseph John Garcia (1991) The Modern Political and Constitutional Development of Gibraltar, 1940 – 1988 pp87–90
  4. ^ Finlayson, Thomas James. "The Struggle for Democracy". Gibraltar Chronicle. Archived from the original on 28 April 2004. Retrieved 21 October 2008.
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