Electoral system family - Isle of Man

Country: 
Isle of Man
Question: 
Electoral system family
Answer: 
Plurality/Majority
Source: 

Representation of the People Act 1995 (last amended in 2015)

Division 2 – ELECTORAL AREAS (Division 2 heading inserted by Representation of the People (Amendment) Act 2015 s7)

11A. Constituencies (1) For an election the Island is divided into 12 constituencies each returning 2 members as follows —

Arbory, Castletown and Malew

Ayre and Michael

Douglas Central

Douglas East

Douglas North

Douglas West

Garff

Glenfaba and Peel

Middle

Onchan

Ramsey

Rushen

 

Representation of the People Regulations 2015

51 Declaration of result

[…]

(2) In a contested election, when the result of the poll has been ascertained, the returning officer must immediately and in public —

(a) declare inside, or if the returning officer considers it necessary or desirable to promote wider knowledge of the result, outside, the place of the count the candidate or candidates to whom the majority of votes has been given to be elected;

See also 2016 Election Results