ElectionGudie

Aug. 4, 2010 Held

234,366
Voted
Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands

Election for Solomon Islander National Parliament

Results

52%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:234,366
Valid Votes:234,366
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 20 - 155,527

66.40%

Solomon Islands Democratic Party 13 - 26,431

11.30%

OUR Party 3 - 15,785

6.70%

People's Alliance Party 2 - 6,463

2.80%

Reformed Democratic Party 3 - 6,301

2.70%

Independent Democratic Party 2 - 5,242

2.20%

People's Congress Party 1 - 4,091

1.70%

National Party 1 - 3,520

1.50%

SI Party for Rural Advancement 2 - 3,331

1.40%

Rural and Urban Development Party 1 - 3,042

1.30%

Liberal Party 1 - 2,741

1.20%

Rural Development Party 1 - 1,892

0.80%

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 Derek SIKUA
  • 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: Democratic Party
  • Party: Ownership, Unity and Responsibility Party (OUR Party)]
  • Independent(s): Independents
  • Party: Reform Democratic Party (RDP)
  • Party: SI Party for Rural Advancement (SIPRA)
  • Party: Independent Democratic Party / (IDP)
  • Party: People's Congress Party (PCP)
  • Party: Direct Development Party (DDP)
  • Party: People's Federation Party (PFP)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 526,177 (2010)
  • Registered Voters: 447,612 (2010)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 259,118 (2010)

·         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: 78,926 (est.)