ElectionGudie

Oct. 17, 2007 Held

24,568
Voted
Kiribati

Republic of Kiribati

Election for President

Results

57%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:24,568
Valid Votes:24,407
Invalid Votes:161

Candidates:

Anote TONG15,664

64.18

Nabuti MWEMWENIKARAWA8,149

33.39

Patrick TATIRETA355

1.45

Timon ANERI198

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Kiribati

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 46 seats.

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) 44 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.***

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

*** 44 members are elected by popular vote, one member is an ex-officio member (attorney general) and one is nominated by the Rabi Council of Leaders. All members serve four-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Anote TONG
    • Party: Boutokan te Koaua Party (BTKP)
  • Nabuti MWEMWENIKARAWA
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Patrick TATIRETA
    • Independent(s): N/A
  • Timon ANERI
    • Independent(s): N/A

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: No

·         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.)