1996 Gibraltar general election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Gibraltar general election, 1996)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gibraltar general election, 1996

← 1992 16 May 1996 2000 →

15 seats to the Gibraltar House of Assembly
8 seats were needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
  Peter Caruana portrait.jpg Joebossano.jpg
Leader Peter Caruana Joe Bossano
Party Social Democrats Socialist Labour
Leader since 1991
Seats won 8 7
Percentage 52.20% 42.95%

Chief Minister before election

Joe Bossano
Socialist Labour

Elected Chief Minister

Peter Caruana
Social Democrats

Coat of Arms of the Government of Gibraltar.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar portal

General elections were held in Gibraltar in May 1996. They were won by Peter Caruana's Gibraltar Social Democrats (GSD), who took over 50% of the popular vote and eight of the 15 contested seats, defeating incumbent Joe Bossano's Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party.


The results in order of votes were as follows:[1]

Gibraltar general election, 1996
Gibraltar (15 seats)
Party Candidate Votes %
Social Democrats Peter Cecil Montegriffo 8,586 N/A
Social Democrats Peter Caruana 8,568 N/A
Social Democrats Bernard Anthony Linares 8,342 N/A
Social Democrats Hurbert Alfred Corby 8,263 N/A
Social Democrats Keith Azopardi 8,206 N/A
Social Democrats Joe Holliday 8,094 N/A
Social Democrats Ernest Michael Britto 8,093 N/A
Social Democrats James Joseph Netto 8,066 N/A
Socialist Labour Joe Bossano 7,396 N/A
Socialist Labour Joseph Louis Baldachino 6,940 N/A
Socialist Labour Maria Isabel Montegriffo 6,876 N/A
Socialist Labour Albert Isola 6,768 N/A
Socialist Labour Joshua Gabay 6,742 N/A
Socialist Labour Robert Mor 6,661 N/A
Socialist Labour Juan Carlos Perez 6,597 N/A
Socialist Labour Clive Peter Golt 6,483 N/A
National Joseph Garcia 1,679 N/A
National Steven Linares 809 N/A
National Damon Bossino 794 N/A
National Paul Christopher James Borda 552 N/A
National Elio Victor 548 N/A
National Lyana Patricia Armstrong-Emery 543 N/A
National Anthony Albert Balloqui 507 N/A
National Annette Tunbridge 500 N/A
Independent Peter Andrew Cumming 214 N/A
Social Democrats gain from Socialist Labour

The first fifteen candidates (shown in bold) were elected to the House of Assembly.


  1. ^ Results of the Gibraltar General Election, 1996

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1996_Gibraltar_general_election&oldid=872049032"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibraltar_general_election,_1996
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "1996 Gibraltar general election"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA