Rotuma (Rotuman Communal Constituency, Fiji)

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Rotuma Communal is an electoral division of Fiji, the sole communal constituency reserved for citizens of Rotuman descent. Its boundaries encompass the entire nation; Rotuman-descendants anywhere in Fiji are eligible to vote for, and be a candidate for, this constituency. (Of the remaining 70 seats, 45 are reserved for other ethnic communities and 25, called Open Constituencies, are elected by universal suffrage).

Election results[edit]

1999[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Marieta Rigamoto Independent 2,012 50.38
Kafoa Ieli Pene Lio on Famor Rotuma (LFR) 1,982 49.62
Total 3,994 100.00

2001[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes %
Marieta Rigamoto Independent 1,959 52.07
Riamkau Tiu Livino Lio on Famor Rotuma (LFR) 1,803 47.93
Total 3,762 100.00

2006[edit]

Candidate Political party Votes
(primary)
% Votes
(final)
%
Jioji (George) Konousi Konrote Independent 1,983 44.71 2,508 56.55
Victor Fatiaki Independent 1,149 22.37 1,361 30.69
Mua Ieli Taukave United Peoples Party (UPP) 532 37.53 566 12.76
Sosefo Kafoa United Fiji Party (SDL) 526 11.86 ... ...
Sosefo Sikuri Inoke National Alliance Party (NAPF) 245 5.52 ... ...
Total 4,435 100.00 4,435 100.00

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