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Area: 53 sq km (20.6 sq miles)| Population: 63,800 (UN, 2009)
Capital City: Hamilton
 
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Overview of Electoral System
Here, we provide an overview of the electoral system in the country. Additional information may be found in the Country Browser.
Head of State Inherited monarchy with a Governor appointed by the Briish Monarch
Head of Government Premier appointed by Governor
Structure of Parliament Bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 11 seats and the House of Assembly with 36 seats.
Electoral Law Bermuda Constituitional Order
Constituencies 36 single-member constituencies
Voting System In the Senate 11 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms. In the House of Assembly 36 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms. Members of the Senate are appointed by the governor, the premier and members of the opposition parties.
Term of Office 5 years
Voter Requirements - age: 18 years
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements Qualification & Disqualification under Sections 29&30 of the Bermuda Constituitional Order 1968.
Electoral Authority Parliamentary Registry Office (PRO)
Last Elections 17 December 2012
Next Elections 17 December 2017
Political Parties
Here, we provide information on active political parties. A more comprehensive list of political parties may be found in our Knowledge Centre.
Party Political Leader
Progressive Labour Party or PLP Marc BEAN
One Bermuda Alliance or OBA Craig CANNONIER
Past Elections
Here, we provide links to results of past elections. This list is not all inclusive; we will continue to update the list and encourage you to assist us in filling any observed gaps. Notify us if you think a resource listed here has become deceptive or unfactual.
Year Specific Date Election Type View Results Source
1998 9 November 1998 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
2003 24 July 2003 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
2007 18 December 2007 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
2012 17 December 2012 Parliamentary View results IFES Election Guide
Election Reports
Here, we provide official reports of past elections and reports from election observation missions. This list is not all inclusive; we will continue to update the list and encourage you to suggest other resources you think we should list here. You may also view our collection of Election Observer Reports in our Reading Room.
This section is currently being updated.
Party Manifestos
Here, we provide party manifestos from previous elections. This list is not all inclusive; we will continue to update the list and encourage you to suggest other resources you think we should list here. You may also view our collection of manifestos in our Reading Room.
PROGRESSIVE LABOUR PARTY (PLP)
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PLP 2012      
ONE BERMUDA ALLIANCE (OBA)
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OBA 2012      
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