Nauruan parliamentary election, 1989

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Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 9 December 1989, after the resignation of President Hammer DeRoburt following a vote of no-confidence in August and the subsequent resignation of his replacement, Kenas Aroi, for health reasons.[1] Following the election Bernard Dowiyogo was elected President by the Parliament, defeating DeRoburt.[1] Voter turnout was 88.7%.[2]


Party Votes % Seats
Independents 100 18
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 2,358 100 18
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ a b Nauru Inter-Parliamentary Union
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p702 ISBN 0-19-924959-8