Rakahanga (Cook Islands electorate)

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The electorate of Rakahanga

Rakahanga is a Cook Islands electoral division returning one member to the Cook Islands Parliament. Its current representative is Piho Rua, who has held the seat since 2004.

The electorate consists of the island of Rakahanga.

Members of Parliament for Penrhyn[edit]

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

Name Party Elected Left Office Reason
Pupuke Robati Independent 1965, 1968 - Joined new party
Pupuke Robati Democrat 1972, 1974, 1978, 1983 (Mar), 1983 (Nov), 1989, 1994, 1999 2004 Defeated
Piho Rua Independent 2004, 2006 2010 Retired
Taunga Toka Democrat 2010 (incumbent)

Election results[edit]

2010 election[edit]

Cook Islands general election, 2010: Rakahanga
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DP Taunga Toka 27 56.3
CIP Toka Hagai 21 43.8
Turnout 48

2006 election[edit]

Cook Islands general election, 2006: Rakahanga[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Piho Rua 42 60.0
DP David Alepha Greig 28 40.0
Turnout 70 94.6

2004 election[edit]

Cook Islands general election, 2004: Rakahanga[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Piho Rua 42 56.8
DP Pupuke Robati 32 43.2
Turnout 74 89.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final results of the Cook Islands election 2006". Cook Islands Democratic Party. Archived from the original on 2011-07-09. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
  2. ^ "Cook Islands General Election preliminary Results" (PDF). cookislands.de. 2004-09-13. Retrieved 2010-02-23.[permanent dead link]