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March 31, 2015 Held

7,819
Voted
Tuvalu

Tuvalu

Election for Fale I Fono (Tuvaluan House of Assembly )

Results

Cast Votes:7,819
Valid Votes:7,819
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Namoloki S. NeemiaNone

None

Elisala Piita None

None

Enele Sopoaga None

None

Apisai Ielemia 653

None

Taukelina Finikaso574

None

Satini Tulaga Manuella524

None

Maatia Toafa515

None

Kausea Natano 423

None

Samuelu P. Teo 410

None

Kamuta Laatasi 372

None

Fauoa Maani 328

None

Otinielu Tauteleimalae Tausi327

None

Monise Lafai315

None

MacKenzie Kilitome 249

None

Puakena Boreham237

None

More Info:

*Note: Results section includes only those candidates who were elected to Parliament.  Enele Sopoaga, Elisala Piita, and Namoloki S. Neemia were elected unopposed.

At stake in this election:      

  • 15 seats in the Parliament (Fale I Fono)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Enele SOPOAGA
  • Assembly: Tuvalu has a unicameral Parliament (Fale I Fono) with 15 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Iakoba ITALELI

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Parliament (Fale I Fono) 15 members are elected by plurality vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are seven districts with two members and one single-member constituency corresponding to the remaining inhabited islands

Main Candidates in the Presidential race/Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Independent(s): Independents*

* There are no formal political parties in Tuvalu

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,782 (July 2014 est.)[1]
  • Registered Voters: 6,008 (2010)[2]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,467 (2014 est.)[3]
  • Is Tuvalu a signatory to CEDAW: N/A
  • Has Tuvalu ratified CEDAW: Yes (6 October 1999)
  • Gender Quota:  N/A
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 1 (7%) of 15 seats
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: N/A
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Tuvalu a signatory to CRPD: N/A
  • Has Tuvalu ratified CRPD: Yes (18 December 2013)