Federated States of Micronesia

Alexander Somoza

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:
 Federated States of Micronesia

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Includes all relevant information on national elections held in Fiji since its independence in 1970. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Fijian 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, the votes for parties in parliamentary elections at both the national level and according to ethnic group, the electoral participation of political parties, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; ethnic vote; Fiji Islands; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; suffrage

Chapter.  3151 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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