Solomon Islands general election, 1980

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General elections were held in the Solomon Islands on 6 August 1980.[1] A total of 244 candidates contested the election,[2] the result of which was a victory for the Solomon Islands United Party, which won 16 of the 38 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Solomon Islands United Party 10,437 18.0 16
People's Alliance Party 9.085 15.7 10
National Democratic Party 4,878 8.4 2
Independents 33,264 57.6 10
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 57,664 100 38
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p801 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Solomon Islands Inter-Parliamentary Union