Cook Islands

Graham Hassall

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199249596
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600012 | DOI:
  Cook Islands

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Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in the Federated States of Micronesia since its establishment as a self‐governing entity in 1979. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Micronesia's political history, outlines the evolution of electoral provisions, and presents the current electoral legislation in a standardized manner (suffrage, elected institutions, nomination of candidates, electoral system, organizational context of elections). Part II includes exhaustive electoral statistics in systematic tables (numbers of registered voters, votes cast in parliamentary elections and referendums etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; Federated States of Micronesia; parliamentary elections; political institutions; referendums; suffrage

Chapter.  3627 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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