Record Modified: Aug 16 2023

Sept. 16, 2010 Held



Election for Fale I Fono (Tuvaluan House of Assembly )


Cast Votes:8,709
Valid Votes:8,709
Invalid Votes:0


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Independents 15 8,709


More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 15 seats in the Parliament (Fale I Fono)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Apisai IELEMIA
  • Assembly: Tuvalu has a unicameral Parliament (Fale I Fono) with 15 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Filoimea TELITO .

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Parliament (Fale I Fono) 15 members are elected by plurality vote in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are seven districts with two members and one single-member constituency corresponding to the remaining inhabited islands

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Independent(s): Independents*

* There are no formal political parties in Tuvalu

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,472 (July 2010 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 6,008 (September 2010)