In a recent post [https://karlsnotes.com/first-count-votes-in-parliamentary-elections-in-malta-1921-2017/] , I visualised the number of first count votes received by Maltese political parties since the 1921 national election. This time, I created the above visualisation to show the composition of the Maltese Parliament immediately after every election for the same 1921-2017 period.
Malta is required to hold a General Election to elect Members of Parliament every 5 years. Elections are conducted using the Single Transferable Vote [https://www.um.edu.mt/projects/maltaelections/stvsystem/howmaltavotes] (STV) method, which is regarded as one of the fairest ways to transfer the wishes of the
Back in February I had published a post [https://politicalstartup.substack.com/p/uk-leadership-election-the-online?r=3wab3&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=copy] regarding the social media following and number of ads promoted by the three contestants for leadership of the UK Labour Party, as well as a
Following a poor electoral result for the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, its leader, announced his intention to resign from the position, which triggered a leadership election. There are currently 3 contestants running for leader of the Labour Party; Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy, and Keir Starmer. However, when the readings