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Vanuatu

Republic of Vanuatu

261,565 4

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

192,632 81.62%

Registered Voters (as of Oct. 1, 2012)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State
Parliament Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Iolu Johnson ABIL *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Moana CARCASSES Kalosil
  • Assembly: Vanuatu has a unicameral Parliament with 52 seats.

* The electoral college consists of Parliament and the presidents of the regional councils.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by an electoral college to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Parliament 52 members are elected by single non-transferable vote to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are 17 multi-member constituencies.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Parliament 2002-04-30 - - -
Parliament 2004-07-05 - - -
President 2009-09-01 58 58 100.0%
Parliament 2012-10-30 121,792 192,632 63.23%

Voter Turnout