Elections in Kiribati

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Kiribati elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a four-year term by the people. The House of Assembly (Maneaba ni Maungatabu) has 42 members, 40 elected for a four-year term in single-seat and multi-seat constituencies, 1 delegate from Banaba Island and 1 ex offico member. Kiribati has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties, with extreme difficulty for anybody to achieve electoral success under the banner of any other party.

Latest elections[edit]

2003 Presidential election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 4 July 2003 Kiribati presidential election results
Candidates - Parties Votes %
Anote Tong - Pillars of Truth (Boutokaan te Koaua) 47.4
Harry Tong - Protect the Maneaba (Maneaban Te Mauri) 43.5
Banuera Berina - Maurin Kiribati Pati 9.1
Total 100.0
Source: Rulers.org

2007 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 August and 30 August 2007 House of Assembly of Kiribati election results
Parties Seats
1st round 2nd round Total
Independents 6 13 19
Pillars of Truth (Boutokanto Koaava) 10 8 18
Protect the Maneaba (Maneaban Te Mauri) 2 5 7
Representative of Banabans of Rabi Island 1
Member ex officio 1
Total (turnout ? %) 18 26 46
Source: IPU

Past elections[edit]

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