At stake in this election:
- 18 seats in the Parliament
Description of government structure:
- Chief of State: Acting President Derog GIOURGA
- Head of Government: Acting President Derog GIOURGA
- Assembly: Nauru has a unicameral Parliament with 18 seats.
Description of electoral system:
- The Acting President is elected by parliament to serve a 3-year term.
- In the Parliament 18 members are elected by popular vote to serve 3-year terms.
Main parties in the electoral race:
- Seats won in this election: 15
- Seats won in last election: 18
- Party: Nauru First Party / Naoero Amo Party
- Leader: David ADEANG
- Seats won in this election: 3
- Seats won in last election: 1
- Party: Center Party
- Leader: Kinza CLODUMAR
- Seats won in this election: 0
- Seats won in last election: 0
Last Parliamentary election:
- The last election was held on April 9, 2000.
Population and number of registered voters:
- Population: 12,329 (July 2002 est.)
- Registered Voters: N/A