1980 Gibraltar general election

1980 Gibraltar general election
Gibraltar
← 1976 6 February 1980 1984 →

15 seats in the House of Assembly
8 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader Seats +/–
AACR Joshua Hassan 8 0
DPBG Peter Isola 6 +2
Socialist Labour Joe Bossano 1 New
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Chief Minister before Chief Minister after
Joshua Hassan
AACR
Joshua Hassan
AACR

General elections were held in Gibraltar on 6 February 1980.[1] 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.[2]

Electoral system

The electoral system for the House of Assembly allowed each voter to vote for up to eight candidates.[3]

Results

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Association for the Advancement of Civil Rights80
Democratic Party for a British Gibraltar6+2
Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party1New
Party for the Autonomy of Gibraltar00
Total150
Total votes10,636
Registered voters/turnout16,20065.65
Source: McHale, Parliament

References

  1. ^ General election to the House of Assembly Parliament of Gibraltar
  2. ^ Vincent E. McHale (1983) Political parties of Europe, Greenwood Press, p327 ISBN 0-313-23804-9
  3. ^ McHale, p322
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