Legislative Assembly of Montserrat
Type
Type
History
Founded2011
Preceded byLegislative Council
Leadership
Speaker
Charliena White
since 20 December 2020
Premier
Easton Taylor-Farrell, MCAP
since 19 November 2019
Leader of the Opposition
Paul Lewis, PDM
since 2019
Structure
Seats9 seats
Montserrat Assemblée législative 2019.svg
Political groups
As of 2019
Government:
  MCAP (5)
Opposition:
  PDM (3)
  Independent (1)
Ex officio:
  (2)
Elections
Plurality-at-large voting
Last election
18 November 2019
Next election
TBC
Website
www.parliament.ms

The Legislative Assembly is the legislature of Montserrat. A unicameral body, it has nine elected members.

History

The Legislative Assembly was established following the promulgation of a new constitution in 2011, replacing the Legislative Council.[1] The first elections to it were held in 2014, and the most recent being in 2019.

Electoral system

The nine members of the Legislative Assembly are elected in a single constituency, with voters having the opportunity to vote for up to nine candidates under plurality-at-large voting.

See also

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