Electoral system family - Grenada

Electoral system family

Constitution 1973 (last amended in 1992)


1. The House of Representatives shall consist of such number of members as corresponds with the number of constituencies for the time being established for Grenada under section 56 of this Constitution, who shall be elected in accordance with the provisions of section 32 of this Constitution.

Electoral law (Act No. 35 of 1993) (amendments up to 2017)

3. Number of constituencies

For the purposes of an election to elect persons to represent constituencies as members of the House of Representatives, the State shall be divided into such number of constituencies as shall be fixed by the Constituency Boundaries Commission Order for the time being in force in accordance with section 56 of the Constitution, Chapter 128A.

73. Final counting of votes

(7) The candidate who, on such final count of the votes, is found to have a simple majority of the valid votes shall then be declared elected in writing and a copy of such declaration shall be forthwith delivered to each candidate or his or her agent, if present at the final count of the votes, or if any candidate is neither present nor represented thereat, shall be forthwith transmitted to such candidate by registered post, and section 72 shall apply.