Assembly: Montserrat has a unicameral Legislative Council with 11 seats.
* Queen ELIZABETH II is represented by Governor Elizabeth CARRIERE
Description of electoral system:
The Queen is hereditary head of state.
Premier is appointed by the monarch.
In the Legislative Council, 9 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms and 2 members are filled ex officio to serve 5-year terms. The Attorney General and Finance Secretary sit as ex-officio members.