Tuvaluan General Election 2019 Voting Live

Last Modified: July 1, 2019 at 1:01 pm

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

 

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Tuvalu past election results 

Funafuti constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Kausea Natano  423 38
Non-partisan Sir Kamuta Latasi  372 33
Non-partisan Kalepou Tili 125 11
Non-partisan Pugameau Naseli Kaituumana 206 18

Nanumanga constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Monise Lafai  315 36
Non-partisan Otinielu Tausi  327 37
Non-partisan Lutelu Faavae 242 27

Nanumea constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Maatia Toafa  515 33
Non-partisan Satini Manuella  524 33.3
Non-partisan David Manuvasa Manuella 273 17
Non-partisan Hilia Vavae 229 14.5
Non-partisan Kata Pulusi 36 2.3

Niutao constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Fauoa Maani  328 23
Non-partisan Vete Sakaio  142 10
Non-partisan Sir Tomu Sione 300 21
Non-partisan Tavau Teii 90 6
Non-partisan Samuelu Teo 410 28.5
Non-partisan Iopu Kaisala 165 11.5

Nui constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Pelenike Isaia  150 16.5
Non-partisan Leneuoti Matusi  227 25
Non-partisan Taom Tanukale 53 5.5
Non-partisan Mackenzie Kiritome 249 27
Non-partisan Puakena Boreham  237 26

Nukufetau constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Enele Sopoaga  Elected unopposed  
Non-partisan Elisala Pita  Elected unopposed  

Nukulaelae constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Namoliki Sualiki  Elected unopposed  

Vaitupu constituency results
Party Candidate Votes %
Non-partisan Apisai Ielemia  653 34
Non-partisan Taukelina Finikaso  574 30.5
Non-partisan Melton Paka Tauetia 481 25.5
Non-partisan Foliaki Paolo 171 9.09
Non-partisan Muau Monise 2 0.1

 

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