West Central (General Electors Communal Constituency, Fiji)

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West Central General Communal is an electoral division of Fiji, one of 3 communal constituencies reserved for General Electors, an omnibus category including Caucasians, Chinese, and all others whose ethnicity is neither indigenous Fijian nor Indo-Fijian. (Of the remaining 68 seats, 43 are reserved for other ethnic communities and 25, called Open Constituencies, are elected by universal suffrage).

Election results[edit]

1999[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
David Pickering United General Party (UGP) 2,392 54.07
Kenneth Low Independent
(General Voters Party)
1,123 25.38
Arthur Jennings Coalition of Independent Nationals (COIN) 909 20.55
Total 4,424 100.00

2001[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Mick Beddoes United General Party (UGP) 2,178 55.13
Kelepi Covimaidrano Abariga United Fiji Party (SDL) 909 23.01
Rollan Lilo General Voters Party (GVP) 739 18.70
Andrew Blake Fijian Political Party (SVT) 125 3.16
Total 3,951 100.00

2006[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Mick Beddoes United Peoples Party (UGP) 2,234 50.47
Pateresio Nunu Polania United Fiji Party (SDL) 1,651 37.30
Noel Iupasi Tofinga National Alliance Party (NAPF) 453 10.23
Vula Tawake Shaw United Fiji Party (SDL) 54 1.22
Anaseini Tuineau Henry National Alliance Party (NAPF) 34 0.77
Total 4,426 100.00

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