ElectionGudie

April 5, 2006 Held

190,786
Voted
Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands

Election for Solomon Islander National Parliament

Results

56%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:190,786
Valid Votes:190,786
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 30 - 114,977

60.26%

National Party 4 - 13,105

6.87%

Rural Advancement Party 4 - 12,030

6.31%

People's Alliance Party 3 - 11,935

6.26%

Solomon Islands Liberal Party 2 - 9,507

4.98%

Democratic Party 3 - 9,338

4.89%

Solomon Islands Social Credit Party 2 - 8,214

4.31%

Lafari Party 2 - 5,384

2.82%

Christian Alliance Party - - 3,613

1.89%

Solomon Islands Labour Party - - 1,733

0.91%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 50 seats in the National Parliament

Description of government structure:

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

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Nathaniel WAENA.

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.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: National Party
    • Seats won in this election: 4
  • Party: Rural Advancement Party
    • Seats won in this election: 4
  • Party: People's Alliance Party
    • Seats won in this election: 3
  • Party: Solomon Islands Liberal Party
    • Seats won in this election: 2
  • Party: Democratic Party
    • Seats won in this election: 3
  • Party: Solomon Islands Social Credit Party
    • Seats won in this election: 2
  • Party: Lafari Party
    • Seats won in this election: 2
  • Party: Christian Alliance Party
    • Seats won in this election: 0
  • Party: Solomon Islands Labour Party
    • Seats won in this election: 0
  • Independent(s): Independents
    • Seats won in this election: 30

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 480,716 (2006)
  • Registered Voters: 339,688 (April 2006)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 235,765 (2006)

·         Is Solomon Islands a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Solomon Islands ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (6 May 2002)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 0

·         Human Development Index Position: 156 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Solomon Islands a signatory to CRPD: Yes (23 September 2008)

·         Has Solomon Islands ratified CRPD: No

·         Population with a disability: 72,107 (est.)