April 22, 2018 Held

French Polynesia

Overseas Lands of French Polynesia

Election for Assemblée de la Polynésie Française (French Polynesian Assembly)


Cast Votes:127,122
Valid Votes:124,975
Invalid Votes:2,147


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Tapura Huira'atira None 53,790


Amuitahira'a O Te Nuna'a Ma'ohi None 36,747


Tavini Huira'atira None 25,890


Te Ora Api O Porinetia None 4,604


E Reo Manahune None 2,503


Popular Republican Union None 1,443


More Info:

French Polynesia: Assembly, 22 April 2018

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:

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

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.)