The Legislative Council of Saint Helena has 15 members, 12 members elected for a four-year term by popular vote and 3 members ex officio (appointed by the Governor). Members of the Council are referred to as Councillors and sometimes use the suffix "MLC" (Member of the Legislative Council), while the council itself is often referred to as "LegCo" by islanders officials.
The twelve elected members of the 2017-2021 Legislative Council are:
Saint Helena is divided into eight districts, each with a community centre. The districts also serve as statistical subdivisions and electoral areas. Currently, all twelve elected MLCs represent the entire island as one constituency. Beforehand, there were two constituencies (electoral districts) – the East and the West, and each constituency had six Elected Members. Prior to that there were eight constituencies. The four most populated districts (i.e., Half Tree Hollow, Jamestown, Longwood, and St Paul’s) each sent two representatives to the Legislative Council. The remaining districts (i.e., Alarm Forest, Blue Hill, Levelwood, and Sandy Bay) each sent one representative each.
|Half Tree Hollow||1.6||0.6||1,140||901||984||633.2|
|John Wainwright Newman||? – ?|
|Eric W. George||? – 2008|
|Margaret Anne Catherine Hopkins||2008 – 2013|
|Eric Benjamin||2013 – incumbent|
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