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Giovanna Debono elected for PN in Gozo with 4,751 votes

The Nationalist Party first count votes so far have Giovanni Debono with 4,751 which is enough to see her elected to Parlitament. At the end of the 2008 elections she had 5,633 votes. Other first count votes in for PN are Frederick Azzopardi-1388, Samuel Azzopardi-596, Kevin Cutajar-1117 and Paul Buttigieg-597. There are 27,730 registered voters [...]
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Giovanna Debono elected for PN in Gozo with 4,751 votes

The Nationalist Party first count votes so far have Giovanni Debono with 4,751 which is enough to see her elected to Parlitament. At the end of the 2008 elections she had 5,633 votes. Other first count votes in for PN are Frederick Azzopardi-1388, Samuel Azzopardi-596, Kevin Cutajar-1117 and Paul Buttigieg-597. There are 27,730 registered voters [...]
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Anton Refalo is also elected for Gozo with 5,264 votes

The Labour Party’s Dr Anton Refalo will be joining Dr Franco Mercieca in Parliament for Gozo, after he received a huge first count vote of 5,264. At the end of the 2008 elections he received 3,958 votes. Labour are now well on there way to the three seats that they are hoping for. Franco Mercieca [...]
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PL’s Franco Mercieca is first elected candidate for Gozo

The Labour Party have high hopes on getting three seats for the 13th District, Gozo. It will be the first time in many years that this has been achieved. Dr Franco Mercieca the PL candidate has received 3,969 first count votes, which is enough to elect him to Parliament. Other first count votes that are [...]
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President Barroso congratulates Muscat on electoral victory

José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, has congratulated Dr Joseph Muscat for the electoral success obtained in the Maltese elections. “In my own name and on behalf of the European Commission, I congratulate Dr Joseph Muscat for the electoral result obtained. “Dr Joseph Muscat can count on the continued commitment of the European [...]
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New Green Paper opens EU-wide reflection on plastic waste

Plastic has become an unavoidable material in our modern world. Plastics are versatile and durable, but this durability can make disposal problematic. A Green Paper published by the European Commission recently aims to launch a structured discussion about how to make plastic products more sustainable throughout their life cycle and reduce the impact of plastic [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Xaghra

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Xaghra, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 12th of March between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ IL- QIEGHA, TRIQ SAN BLAS, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA, TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA, [...]
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AD thanks its 5,500 voters who increased vote to 1.8%

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party this afternoon expressed its satisfaction that it increased the vote from 1.3% in 2008 to around 1.8% today. AD Chairperson Michael Briguglio said, “We are happy that we increased the overall vote by more than 1,500 votes up to around 5,500, by around 40%. This is a historic result [...]
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Labour Party landslide with around 55% of the votes

The first count of votes indicate that Labour has won the 23rd General Election with a majority of approximately 55%. Party Agents are predicting that this will be a record majority win. Outgoing Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has already officially conceded defeat. Fireworks can be heard going off across Gozo, making this Sunday sound like [...]
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First indication of winning party possible around noon

The counting process got underway on time in Naxxar at 11.00am. The Political Parties representatives started taking samples of the ballot papers to assess their initial projections. The officials could indicate the winning Party for the election within an hour, however if it proves to be a close contest between the Parties, more sampling would [...]
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Final turnout to vote was 93%, exactly the same as 2008

The Electoral Commission has announced that the approximate average turnout to vote in yesterday’s 23rd General Election was 93%. Which is the same as the 2008 election. The conciliation of the votes is taking place at Naxxar, which started last night following the close of voting. At 11.00am the counting process will get underway. The [...]
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