ElectionGudie

Aug. 22, 2007 Held

29,166
Voted
Kiribati

Republic of Kiribati

Election for Maneaba ni Maungatabu (Kiribati House of Assembly)

Results

68%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:29,166
Valid Votes:29,166
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 6 - -

-1.00%

Protect the Maneaba 2 - -

-1.00%

Pillars of Truth 10 - -

-1.00%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 41 seats in the House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Anote TONG *
  • Head of Government: President Anote TONG
  • Assembly: Kiribati has a unicameral House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) with 41 seats.

* The House of Assembly chooses a presidential candidate from their members and the president is then elected from these candidates.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by plurality vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) 41 members are elected in single- and multi-member constituencies 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.

Main parties in the Second Round of the electoral race:

  • Party: Pillars of Truth / Boutokaan Te Koaua
    • Leader: Anote TONG
    • Seats won in last election: 16
  • Party: Protect the Maneaba / Maneaban Te Mauri
    • Leader: Harry TONG
    • Seats won in last election: 24
  • Independent(s): Independents
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

  • Alliance: Pillars of Truth / Boutokaan Te Koaua
    • Leader: Anote TONG
    • Seats won in last election: 16
  • Party: Protect the Maneaba / Maneaban Te Mauri
    • Leader: Harry TONG
    • Seats won in last election: 24
  • Independent(s): Independents
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in last election: 0

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 96,310 (2007)
  • Registered Voters: 43,184 (August 2007)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 48,875 (2007)

·         Is Kiribati a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Kiribati ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (17 March 2004)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 2 (following the 2007 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 137 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

·         Is Kiribati a signatory to CRPD: No

·         Has Kiribati ratified CRPD: Yes (27 September 2013)

·         Population with a disability: 14,446 (est.)