A History of the Electoral Reform of Prince Edward Island

Last updated 2019; Primary Source: Elections PEI; Secondary Sources: Journals of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, Parliamentary Guide, Executive Council Records.

 
1700 - 1800
 
1900 - 1969
 
1970 - 1989
 
1990 - 1995
 
1996 - 2000
 
2001 - 2005
 
2006-2010
 
2011 - 2015
 
2016 Plebiscite on Democratic Renewal
 
2016 - 2019

2019 - April 19 - Green Party Candidate, Josh Underhay from District 9 passed away as a result of an accident forcing the retraction of the Grant of Poll, and forcing a     
                            "deferred election" to be held  no later than July 19, 2019.
2019 - April 23 - PEI elects a Minority Government for the first time since the 1880's.  The legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island will now consist of                       
                           12 Progressive Conservatives,8 Green Party and 6 Liberal. The final seat will be decided with the By-Election in District 9.
                           NOTE: Voting was delayed at one polling station on Election Day due to a bomb threat. The Poll was evacuated and RCMP with the assistance
                                          of a trained bomb dog searched the premises and after 2 hours deemed it safe to resume the polling activities. This is an on-going 
                                          investigation.
2019 - April 23 - Referendum PEI reports the island wide referendum vote to decide the future of PEI's electoral system was completed with the Opponents winning 
                           in 12 districts and the Proponents winning in 15. A total of 17 districts (or 60% threshold) was established in order to be declared a winner.        
2019 - May 09 - Premier-designate Dennis King sworn-in as Prince Edward Island's 33rd premier, alongside the new executive council, by
                            Lt.-Gov. Antoinette Perry at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown.