Mauritius Parliamentary Election 2019 Voting Live
Mauritius Parliamentary Election Dates 2019
Mauritius Parliamentary Election Date: 7 Nov 2019
Elections in Mauritius gives information on elections and election results in Mauritius. Since 1967, Mauritius has experienced 11 free and fair democratic general elections to choose a government.
The government is formed by the party or group which controls a majority on the unicameral legislature. The National Assembly has 70 members, 62 elected for a five-year term in 21 multi-member constituencies and 8 additional "best loser" members appointed by the Supreme Court.
The president and vice-president are then elected by the National Assembly for a five-year term by the parliament. On a regional level, the country has village & district council, and municipal elections every 6 years.
Mauritius has a multi-party system which is mainly dominated by three parties namely Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), the Labour Party and Mauritian Militant Movement (MMM).
Out of the 11 national elections, the MSM has won 5 (1983, 1987, 1991, 2000 and 2014), the Labour Party won 4 (1967, 1995, 2005 and 2010) and the MMM won 2 (1976 and 1982).
Mauritius Parliamentary Election Results Live 2019
- PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth's Militant Socialist Movement wins 35 of the 62 seats while its rivals, the Labour Party and the Mauritian Militant Movement, got 15 and 10 seats respectively.
- Two seats on the island of Rodrigues were won by the Organisation of the People of Rodrigues (OPR) party.
- Some 723,660 voters, 76.84 percent of those eligible, turned out for the ballot.
- The turnout was 2% higher than the last election.
Mauritius Parliamentary Election Voting Live 2019
1. This Election held on 7-Nov-2019.
2. Mauritius’ prime minister dissolves parliament, calls a general election.
- More than 300 polling stations opened at 6am local time (02:00 GMT) on Thursday and are due to close at 6pm local time (14:00 GMT)
- Jugnauth succeeded his father, Anerood Jugnauth, as prime minister without a popular vote when the older man stood down in 2017, two years ahead of schedule.
- The 57-year-old is asking voters to judge him on his short time in office, pointing to his record on modernising public infrastructure and economic reforms in the former British colony.
- Former Mauritian prime minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, 72, leader of the Labour Party and the opposition National Alliance electoral coalition, has publicly alleged that current Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth hired an Israeli IT company to hack social media accounts of opposition candidates
Mauritius Parliamentary Parties and leaders
|Name of the party||Name of the Leader|
|Labour Party||Navin Ramgoolam|
|Mouvement Militant Mauricien||Paul Berenger|
|Mouvement Socialiste Militant||Pravind Jugnauth|
|Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate||Xavier-Luc Duval|
|Muvman Liberater||Ivan Collendavelloo|
Mauritius past election results
|Alliance Lepep (MSM–PMSD–ML)||1016551||47||4||51|
|Mauritian Solidarity Front||41815||0||0||0|
|Rezistans ek Alternativ||23117||0||0||0|
|Rodrigues People's Organisation||21874||2||0||2|
|Mauritian Social Democratic Movement||19338||0||0||0|
|Agreement for Parliamentary Democracy||10548||0||0||0|
|Les Verts Fraternels||10191||0||0||0|
|showParties with less than 0.5% of the vote||61714||0||0||0|