Elections in the Solomon Islands

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Solomon Islands

Elections in Solomon Islands gives information on election and election results in Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands elects on national level a legislature. The National Parliament has 50 members, elected for a four-year term in single-seat constituencies.

Political culture

The Solomon Islands have a multi-party system, with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone. Parties must work with each other to form coalition governments.

Latest elections

 Summary of the 5 April 2006 National Parliament of the Solomon Islands election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
National Party 13,105 6.9 4
Rural Advancement Party 12,030 6.3 4
People's Alliance Party 11,935 6.3 3
Solomon Islands Liberal Party 9,507 5.0 2
Democratic Party 9,338 4.9 3
Solomon Islands Social Credit Party 8,214 4.3 2
Lafari Party 5,384 2.8 2
Christian Alliance Party 3,613 1.9 -
Solomon Islands Labour Party 1,733 0.9 -
Independents 114,977 60.3 30
Total 190,786   50
Source: Adam Carr

Past elections

See also


    External links

    This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 8/22/2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.