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Area: 1,100 sq km (425 sq miles) | Population: 399,700 (UN, 2008)
Capital City: Fort-de-France
 
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Overview of Electoral System
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Head of State President of France
Head of Government President of the General Council; President of the Regional Council
Structure of Parliament Legislature consisting of two councils with diverging powers - Regional Council and General Council
Electoral Law Constitution
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Voting System Elects on regional/departemental level a legislature. The legislature consists of two councils with diverging powers. The Regional Council (Conseil régional) has 45 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation. The General Council (Conseil général) has 41 members elected for a six year term in single seat-constituencies.
Term of Office Regional Council (4 years), General Council (6 years)
Voter Requirements age: 18 years
Candidate Eligibility and Requirements 23 years old and in full possession of their civil and political rights.
Electoral Authority Elections Office, Ministry of Interior, France
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Political Parties
Here, we provide information on active political parties. A more comprehensive list of political parties may be found in our Knowledge Centre.
Martinican Independence Movement (Mouvement Indépendantiste Martiniquais, MIM)
Martinican Progressive Party (Parti Progressiste Martiniquais, PPM)
Build the Martinique Country (Batir le Pays Martinique)
Martinican Communist Party (Parti Communiste Martiniquais, PCM)
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.
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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.
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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.
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