Lau (Fijian Communal Constituency, Fiji)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coat of arms of Fiji.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Fiji
Constitution
Judiciary

Lau Fijian Provincial Communal is an electoral division of Fiji, one of 23 communal constituencies reserved for indigenous Fijians. (Of the remaining 48 seats, 23 are reserved for other ethnic communities and 25, called Open Constituencies, are elected by universal suffrage). The electorate covers the Lau Islands archipelago and is coextensive with Lau Province.

Election results[edit]

1999[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Adi Koila Nailatikau Christian Democratic Alliance (VLV) 3,012 50.82
Viliame Cavubati Fijian Political Party (SVT) 2,816 47.51
Isoa Tuinasaqalau Nationalist Vanua Tako Lavo Party (NVTLP) 99 1.67
Total 5,927 100.00

2001[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Laisenia Qarase United Fiji Party (SDL) 5,219 91.48
Bogivitu Lotawa Conservative Alliance (CAMV) 76 1.33
Vakatoto Biu Vulivakarua Fijian Political Party (SVT) 246 4.31
Sailosi Vulawalu Halofaki Independent 164 2.87
Total 5,705 100.00

2006[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Laisenia Qarase United Fiji Party (SDL) 4,896 93.33
Viliame Cavubati National Alliance Party (NAPF) 350 6.67
Total 5,246 100.00

Sources[edit]