Tuvaluan General Election 2019 Voting Live
Tuvaluan General Election Dates 2019
Tuvaluan General Election Date: July 2019
General elections will be held in Tuvalu on 9 September 2019.
Tuvalu elects a legislature on a national level. The Parliament of Tuvalu (Palamene o Tuvalu) has 15 members, elected for a four-year term in 7 double- and 1 single-seat constituency. Tuvalu is a de facto non-partisan democracy since it does not have political parties.
Throughout the history of the parliament, three women have been elected: Naama Maheu Latasi, from 1989 to 1997; Pelenike Isaia, from 2011 to 2015; and Dr Puakena Boreham who was elected in the Tuvaluan general election, 2015.
Tuvaluan General Election Voting Live 2019
1. Tuvaluan General Election will be held on 9 September 2019.
The Electoral system of Tuvalu
The 15 members of Parliament are elected in eight constituencies using first-past-the-post voting. Seven islands are two-seat constituencies, whilst Nukulaelae is a single-member constituency. There are no political parties and all candidates run as independents.
Tuvalu Parties and leaders
Tuvalu past election results
|Non-partisan||Sir Kamuta Latasi||372||33|
|Non-partisan||Pugameau Naseli Kaituumana||206||18|
|Non-partisan||David Manuvasa Manuella||273||17|
|Non-partisan||Sir Tomu Sione||300||21|
|Non-partisan||Enele Sopoaga||Elected unopposed|
|Non-partisan||Elisala Pita||Elected unopposed|
|Non-partisan||Namoliki Sualiki||Elected unopposed|
|Non-partisan||Melton Paka Tauetia||481||25.5|