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Tuvalu

Tuvalu

10,698 1

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

6,008 144.96%

Registered Voters (as of Sept. 1, 2010)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
Parliament Fale I Fono Assembly
Queen Queen Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Enele SOPOAGA
  • Assembly: Tuvalu has a unicameral Parliament (Fale I Fono) with 15 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Iakoba TAEIA Italeli.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Parliament (Fale I Fono) 15 members are elected by plurality vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are seven districts with two members and one single-member constituency corresponding to the remaining inhabited islands

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Parliament 2010-09-16 8,709 6,008 144.96%

Voter Turnout