Electoral system*: Proportional representation (single transferable vote - STV)

Threshold*: -

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 5 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 16

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: Droop quota

Percentage of women candidates*: 20,4%

Percentage of women elected*: 27,9%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 6%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 85,6%

(Parliamentary Elections, 26 March 2022)

Voting abroad: Yes

by advance voting

E-voting: No

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Electoral Commission of Malta

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Malta

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018