Members of the Legislative Council and the House of Keys are all Members of Tynwald. The President of Tynwald is The Hon Stephen Charles Rodan BSC MR Pharm S MLC.
The House of Keys was dissolved 11th August 2016, 6 weeks before the House of Keys General Election.
A General Election must be held on the fourth Thursday in September of every fifth year starting with 2016.
The date for the General Election in 2016 is Thursday 22nd September 2016.
Two MHKs will be elected from each of 12 constituencies following changes to the Island's electoral system.
Nominations close on 24th August 2016. For further information about the election please see www.gov.im/election
New MHKs will be sworn in and a Speaker will be elected on 27th September 2016. Tynwald will meet to nominate a new Chief Minister on 4th October 2016 and other Ministers will be appointed after that.