Marshallese general election, 2011

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A general election was held in the Marshall Islands on 21 November 2011.[1] The general election is held every four years.[1]

An estimated 36,000 Marshallese voted in the election.[1] Final results were not known until after 5 December 2011, when overseas ballots were due.[1]

Unofficial results indicate the incumbent president may have the same one-vote majority in parliament he had before the election.[2]

Health minister Amenta Matthew and former foreign minister Gerald Zackios lost reelection due to postal ballots.[3]

A tie in the race for the Ujae Atoll seat was only broken after a recount.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Vote counting in Marshall Islands shows three incumbents may retain seats". Radio New Zealand International. 2011-11-21. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  2. ^ Sunday  20 March  -  1:33 pm  NZT (2011-12-08). "Unofficial election results show no clear majority in Marshall Islands | Radio New Zealand News". Rnzi.com. Retrieved 2016-03-20. 
  3. ^ Sunday  20 March  -  1:33 pm  NZT (2011-12-08). "Postal ballots up-end three candidates in Marshall Islands elections | Radio New Zealand News". Rnzi.com. Retrieved 2016-03-20. 
  4. ^ Sunday  20 March  -  1:33 pm  NZT (2011-12-22). "Marshalls election recount breaks tie in Ujae Atoll seat | Radio New Zealand News". Rnzi.com. Retrieved 2016-03-20.