Cook Islands general election, 1989

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General elections were held in the Cook Islands in January, 1989 to elect 24 MPs to the Parliament. The elections saw the Cook Islands Party win 12 seats, the Democratic Tumu Party win 2 seats, and the Democratic Party-led opposition coalition win 9 seats. One seat was won by an independent.[1] Following the elections, the Democratic Tumu Party supported the CIP, and Geoffrey Henry became Prime Minister for the second time.[2]


  1. ^ "Cook Islands Government - 1989". 2003-04-15. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  2. ^ Ron and Marjorie Crocombe (1990). "Cook Islands in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 1988 to 30 June 1989". The Contemporary Pacific. 2 (1): 165.