Mauritius: 1987 Legislative Assembly election results

Updated November 2007

The election took place on 30 August 1987.

Up to eight seats, in addition to those contested in the multimember constituency contests, are allocated to "best losers" by the Electoral Supervisory Commission "[i]n order to ensure a fair and adequate representation of each community", in terms of Section 38 of the Constitution of 1968. In 1987 all eight best loser seats were allocated.

According to Lodge et al (2002, 169) voting statistics were:
Registered voters: 639 488
Votes cast: 546 623
Turnout: 85.5%

Electoral alliances

Alliance was a coalition of the Mouvement Socialiste Mauricien (MSM), Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate and both Labour Party factions (LP or PTr).
Union was a coalition of the Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM), Mouvement Travailliste Démocrat (MTD) and Front des Travailleurs Socialiste (FTS).

Alliance/Party Total votes No voters % votes Elected seats Best loser seats Total seats % seats
Alliance 817 635 272 545 49.86 39 5 44 62.86
Union 789 059 263 019 48.12 21 3 24 34.29
Others 33 177 11 059 2.02 2 0 2 2.86
Total 1 639 871 546 623 100.00 62 8 70 100.01

Table sources

Electoral Commissioners Office 1987a & 1987b, Lodge et al 2002, 169. There is an error in Table 7, presented in Lodge et al on page 170: The "Others" are allocated two best loser seats that were, in fact, elected seats. These were won by the Organisation du Peuple de Rodrigues (OPR).

References

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS 1968, [www] http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/AssemblySite/menuitem.ee3d58b2c32c60451251701065c521ca/ [opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).

ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE 1987a "Elected Members of the Legislative Assembly Elections, 1987", [www] http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/eco/menuitem.37ba32a3c4783128d6c8662948a521ca/ ?content_id=a0eb55ef0588d010VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD [opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).

ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE 1987b "The Legislative Assembly Elections 1987: Additional Seats allocated, according to the relevant legislation", [www] http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/eco/menuitem.37ba32a3c4783128d6c8662948a521ca/ ?content_id=5f64ba5a55a7d010VgnVCM1000000a04a8c0RCRD [opens new window] (accessed 22 Feb 2010).

LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA.

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