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Kiribati

Republic of Kiribati

106,925 11

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

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Name Official Name Type
Kiribati House of Assembly Maneaba ni Maungatabu Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Taneti MAAMAU*
  • Head of Government: President Taneti MAAMAU
  • Assembly: Kiribati has a unicameral House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) with 46 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 4-year term.  The House of Assembly chooses a presidential candidate from their members and the president is then elected from these candidates.
  • In the House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu), 44 members are elected in single- and multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms, 1 members are filled ex officio to serve 4-year terms and 1 members are nominated by regional governing councils to serve 4-year terms.
    • There are 23 single and multi-member electoral districts.In multi-member electoral districts, voters may cast votes for up to the full number of vacant seats available. One candidate is nominated from the Banaba island, and one member is ex officio. All members serve 4-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Kiribati House of Assembly 2002-11-29 - - -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2003-05-09 - - -
President 2003-07-04 28,604 - -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2007-08-22 29,166 43,184 -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2007-08-30 24,330 36,022 -
President 2007-10-17 24,568 43,042 -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2011-10-21 - 40,000 -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2011-10-28 - - -
President 2012-01-13 39,939 49,910 -
Kiribati House of Assembly 2015-12-30 - - -
President 2016-03-09 33,247 - -

Voter Turnout