BERMUDA: Parliamentary Election, 17 Dec 2012
Description of government structure:
- Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
- Head of Government: Premier Paula COX
- Assembly: Bermuda has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 11 seats and the House of Assembly with 36 seats.
* The Queen is represented by Governor George FERGUSSON
Description of electoral system:
- The Queen is the hereditary head of state.
- The Premier is appointed by the governor.
- In the Senate 11 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms*. In the House of Assembly 36 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.
* Members of the Senate are appointed by the governor, the premier and members of the opposition parties.
- Population: 69,080 (July 2011 est.)
- Parliamentary - 2017
- Parliamentary - December 17, 2012
Last Updated on 06/19/2012 by IFES Election Guide.
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 18:00