Tailevu North (Fijian Communal Constituency, Fiji)

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Tailevu North Fijian Provincial Communal is a former electoral division of Fiji, one of 23 communal constituencies reserved for indigenous Fijians. Established by the 1997 Constitution, it came into being in 1999 and was used for the parliamentary elections of 1999, 2001, and 2006. (Of the remaining 48 seats, 23 were reserved for other ethnic communities and 25, called Open Constituencies, were elected by universal suffrage). The electorate covered northern areas of Tailevu Province.

The 2013 Constitution promulgated by the Military-backed interim government abolished all constituencies and established a form of proportional representation, with the entire country voting as a single electorate.

Election results

In the following tables, the primary vote refers to first-preference votes cast. The final vote refers to the final tally after votes for low-polling candidates have been progressively redistributed to other candidates according to pre-arranged electoral agreements (see electoral fusion), which may be customized by the voters (see instant run-off voting).


CandidatePolitical partyVotes
Savenaca TokainavoSoqosoqo ni Vakavulewa ni Taukei (SVT)1,49420.063,995...
Josefa SeruilagilagiFijian Association Party (FAP)3,39845.623,45446.37
Iliesa DuvulocoNationalist Vanua Tako Lavo Party (NVTLP)1,81424.35......
Ifereimi RavokaChristian Democratic Alliance (VLV)7439.97......


CandidatePolitical partyVotes
George Speight [1]Conservative Alliance (CAMV)3,23247.593,48951.38
Simione NaidukiSoqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL)2,41535.562,44536.00
Serupepeli NaqaseIndependent4596.764997.34
Sitiveni Kaila TuvouNew Labour Unity Party (NLUP)3455.083585.27
Joeli BaledrokadrokaSoqosoqo ni Vakavulewa ni Taukei (SVT)3405.01......
[1] Note that George Speight was elected under his Fijian name, Ilikimi Naitini.


CandidatePolitical partyVotes%
Samisoni TikoinasauSoqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL)6,28180.90
Iliesa DuvulocoNationalist Vanua Tako Lavo Party (NVTLP)1,17115.08
Laisiasa CabenalevuFiji Labour Party (FLP)3124.02


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