Solomon Islands general election, 1993

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General elections were held in the Solomon Islands on 26 May 1993.[1] A record total of 280 candidates contested the election,[2] the result of which was a victory for the new SIGNUR party, which won 20 of the 47 seats. However, it failed to achieve a majority in Parliament, and its leader, Solomon Mamaloni, was defeated in the election for Prime Minister by Francis Billy Hilly.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
SIGNUR 28,473 23.0 20 New
People's Alliance Party 20,267 16.4 9 -14
National Action Party Solomon Islands 16,169 13.1 3 New
Solomon Islands United Party 12,973 10.5 3 -1
National Front for Progress 11,922 9.6 3 0
Independents 33,777 27.3 4 0
Christian Fellowship Group 3 New
Solomon Islands Labour Party 1 -1
Solomon Islands Liberal Party 0 -2
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 123,581 100 47 +9
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p801 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Solomon Islands Inter-Parliamentary Union