2019 Kiribati parliamentary election
All 44 seats in the House of Assembly
23 seats needed for a majority
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The 46 member of the House of Assembly are elected by three methods; 44 are elected in 23 single- and multi-member constituencies (seven with one seat, eleven with two seats and seven with three seats) using a modified two-round system. The other two members of the House consisted of one seat elected by the Rabi Council of Leaders, and a Speaker elected after the elections from outside the House of Assembly. Voters have as many votes to cast as the number of seats in their constituencies.
In single-member constituencies a candidate is elected in the first round if they receive more than 50% of the ballots cast. In two- or three-member constituencies, a candidate has to receive at least 25% of the vote to be elected in the first round. Where not all seats are filled, a second round is held with the number of candidates being equal to the number of remaining seats plus two. A tie in the second round results in a third round of voting.