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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands

635,027 4

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

290,000 65.09%

Registered Voters (as of Feb. 27, 2015)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Solomon Islander National Parliament Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Manasseh SOGAVARE
  • Assembly: Solomon Islands has a unicameral National Parliament with 50 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Sir Frank Utu Ofagioro KABUI.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the National Parliament 50 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Solomon Islander National Parliament 2001-12-05 178,161 287,921 61.88%
Solomon Islander National Parliament 2006-04-05 190,786 339,688 56.17%
Solomon Islander National Parliament 2010-08-04 234,366 447,612 52.36%
Solomon Islander National Parliament 2014-11-19 260,797 290,000 89.93%

Voter Turnout