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Solomon Islands

Jeffrey S. Steeves

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199249598.003.0028
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Includes all relevant information on national elections held in Tonga since 1987. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Tonga's political history and outlines the evolution of electoral provisions 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 candidates and/or parties in parliamentary elections at both the national and constituency level, the electoral participation of political forces, the distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; suffrage; Tonga

Chapter.  4070 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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