Nauruan parliamentary election, 2007

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Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 25 August 2007.[1] There were more than 80 candidates for the 18 seats available.[2] Fifteen MPs were reelected, among them fourteen supporters of Ludwig Scotty's government; the only opposition politician to be reelected was René Harris.[3] Of the three seats which changed hands, two were losses for the opposition and one was a gain;[4] all in all, fifteen members are pro-government and only three are opposition members.[5]


e • d Summary of the 25 August 2007 Nauru Parliament election results
Votes % Seats
supporters of Ludwig Scotty
(including Nauru First)
. 15
Others . 3
Total 18
Source:, August 27, 2007.


  1. ^ Campbell Cooney, "Nauru Govt calls early election",, August 1, 2007.
  2. ^ Campbell Cooney, "Nauru goes to polls in early election",, August 25, 2007.
  3. ^ Sean Dorney, "Scotty Govt wins landslide Nauru election",, August 26, 2007.
  4. ^ "Nauru Government re-elected",, August 27, 2007.
  5. ^ "Nauru's president re-elected", Xinhua (People's Daily Online), August 29, 2007.