Aug. 24, 2019 Held


Republic of Nauru

Election for Nauruan Parliament


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:7,167
Valid Votes:7,037
Invalid Votes:130
Election Results Modified: May 10, 2024

General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • 19 seats in Parliament

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Baron WAQA
  • Head of Government: President Baron WAQA
  • Assembly: Nauru has a unicameral Parliament composed of 19 seats with members serving 3-year terms.

Electoral System:

  • Members of Parliament are directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by majority vote[1].


Buada Constiuency:

  • Shadlog Armait BERNICKE
  • Bingham AGIR

Aiwo Constiuency:

  • Rennier GADABU
  • Milton Ross DUBE

Ubenide Constiuency:

  • David Raninok Waiau ADEANG
  • Reagan Winson ALIKLIK
  • Wawani Joe-Grant DOWIYOGO
  • Russ KUN

Anetan Constiuency:

  • Marcus STEPHEN
  • Timothy John IKA

Meneng Constiuency:

  • Khyde MENKE
  • Tawaki KAM
  • Lionel Rouwen AINGMEA

Anabar Constiuency:

  • Maverick EOE
  • Pyon DEIYE

Boe Constiuency:

  • Martin Porky HUNT
  • Asterio APPI

* From the Nauru Electoral Commission

Main Parties in this Election[2]:

  • Nauru First Party
  • Democratic Party of Nauru
  • The Centre Party

Note: Political parties exist in Nauru, but most candidates run as independents for elections.

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 9,692 (2018est.)
  • Registered Voters: 7,843 (2016)

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,143 (2018 est.)
  • Is Nauru a signatory to CEDAW: No
  • Has Nauru ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (23 June 2011)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 2 (10.5%)
  • Human Development Index Position: N/A
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Nauru a signatory to CRPD: No
  • Has Nauru ratified CRPD: Yes, accession (27 June 2012)
  • Population with a disability: 1,431 (est.)

[1] The public elects the MPs in their respective constituencies; the 19 MPs elect a President; and the President elects his Cabinet.

[2] A list of candidates running can be found here: https://www.election.com.nr/2019/08/15/2019-general-election-candidates/

Election Modified: May 10, 2024

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