Penrhyn (Cook Islands electorate)

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The electorate of Penrhyn

Penrhyn is a Cook Islands electoral division returning one member to the Cook Islands Parliament. Its current representative is Wilkie Rasmussen, who has held the seat since 2002.

The electorate consists of the atoll of Penrhyn.

Members of Parliament for Penrhyn[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and ended at general elections.

Name Party Elected Left Office Reason
Tangaroa Tangaroa Independent 1965, 1968 - Joined new party
Tangaroa Tangaroa Democrat 1972, 1974, 1978 1983 Unknown
Nihi Vini Democrat 1989 - Changed parties
Nihi Vini Cook Islands Party - 1994 Defeated
Tepure Tapaitau Democrat 1994, 1999 2002 byelection Defeated in by-election
Wilkie Rasmussen Cook Islands Party 2002 byelection, 2004 - Changed parties
Wilkie Rasmussen Democrat 2004, 2006 (incumbent)

Election results[edit]

2006 election[edit]

Cook Islands general election, 2006: Penrhyn[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DP Wilkie Rasmussen Unopposed

2004 election[edit]

Cook Islands general election, 2004: Penrhyn[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CIP Wilkie Rasmussen 103 52.3
DP Tepure Tapaitau 94 47.7
Turnout 197 102.1

2002 byelection[edit]

Penrhyn by-election 2002[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CIP Wilkie Rasmussen 104 51.0
Independent Tepure Tapaitau 100 49.0
Turnout 204

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final results of the Cook Islands election 2006". Cook Islands Democratic Party. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Cook Islands General Election preliminary Results" (PDF). cookislands.de. 2004-09-13. Retrieved 2010-02-23. 
  3. ^ "Rasmussen provisional winner in Cooks by-election". Radio New Zealand International. 2002-07-01. Retrieved 2010-02-07.