Electoral system for national legislature - Anguilla

Country: 
Anguilla
Question: 
Electoral system for national legislature
Answer: 
FPTP BV
Comments: 

According to the amendements made in 2019, the single island wide electoral district is to elect four (4) candidates; in addition to the seven (7) single member electoral districts.

Source: 

The Anguilla Constitution (Amendment) Order 2019, accessed 7 August 2020

Amendment of section 46 of the Constitution

11.  Section 46 of the Constitution (laws as to elections) is amended—

(a) by renumbering the existing text as subsection (1); and

(b) by inserting after that text the following new subsections—

“(2) Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the Legislature may enact legislation providing for—

(a) Anguilla to be a single electoral district, in addition to the single-member electoral districts into which Anguilla is divided;

(b) the number of members to be returned to the House of Assembly in elections in the single electoral district;

(c) registered voters to have the right to vote in the single electoral district in addition to their right to vote in a single-member electoral district.

Anguilla, Elections Act, Act No 18/2019, accessed 7 August 2020

16(1) Anguilla shall be divided into –

(a) the 7 single-member electoral districts described in Schedule 1; and

(b) one single island wide electoral district. […]

Anguilla, Central Electoral Office, Supervisor of Elections Report 2020, accessed 7 August 2020