ElectionGudie

April 21, 2013 Held

129,389
Voted
French Polynesia

Overseas Lands of French Polynesia

Election for Assemblée de la Polynésie Française (Assembly of French Polynesia)

Results

65%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:129,389
Valid Votes:127,768
Invalid Votes:1,621

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Popular Rally - - 51,316

40.16%

Union for Democracy - - 30,781

24.09%

A Tia Porinetia - - 25,453

19.92%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The 57 seats of the Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of France Francois HOLLANDE
  • Head of Government: President of French Polynesia Oscar Manutahi TEMARU **
  • Assembly: French Polynesia has a unicameral Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale) with 57 seats.

** The president of the territorial government and the president of the Territorial Assembly are elected by the members of the assembly for five-year terms with no term limits.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of France is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • President of French Polynesia is elected by parliament.
  • In the Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale) 57 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the Second Round of the electoral race:

  • Coalition: Union for Democracy / Union Nationale pour la Démocratie*
    • Leader: Oscar TEMARU
  • Alliance: Popular Rally / Tahoearaa Huiraatira
    • Leader: Gaston FLOSSE
  • Coalition: A Tia Porinetia***
    • Leader: Teva ROHFRITSCH

* Parties supporting the Union for Democracy include: Aia Api (New Land), Here Ai'a (Love of the Land), Tavini Huiraatira (People's Servant), Tapura Amui No Raromatai, and Tapura Amui No Te Faatereraa Manahune- Tuhaa Pe.
*** The group incorporates the To Tatou Aia (Our Home) and leaders of several other small parties

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

  • Coalition: Union for Democracy / Union Nationale pour la Démocratie*
    • Leader: Oscar TEMARU
  • Party: Popular Rally / Tahoearaa Huiraatira
    • Leader: Gaston FLOSSE
  • Coalition: A Tia Porinetia***
    • Leader: Teva ROHFRITSCH

* Parties supporting the Union for Democracy include: Aia Api (New Land), Here Ai'a (Love of the Land), Tavini Huiraatira (People's Servant), Tapura Amui No Raromatai, and Tapura Amui No Te Faatereraa Manahune- Tuhaa Pe.
*** The group incorporates the To Tatou Aia (Our Home) and leaders of several other small parties.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 276,766 (2013)
  • Registered Voters: N/A

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 135,308 (2013)

·         Is French Polynesia a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has French Polynesia ratified CEDAW: N/A

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 31 (following the 2013 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: N/A

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

Disability Data:

·         Is French Polynesia a signatory to CRPD: N/A

·         Has French Polynesia ratified CRPD: N/A

·         Population with a disability: 41,514 (est.)