April 22, 2018 Held

French Polynesia

Overseas Lands of French Polynesia

Election for Assemblée de la Polynésie Française (French Polynesian Assembly)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:127,122
Valid Votes:124,975
Invalid Votes:2,147

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Tapura Huira'atira (Tapura Huira'atira (The People's List)) 53,790


Amuitahira'a O Te Nuna'a Ma'ohi (Amuitahira'a O Te Nuna'a Ma'ohi (Polynesian People's Rally)) 36,747


Tavini Huira'atira (Tavini Huira'atira (Serving the People)) 25,890


Te Ora Api O Porinetia (Te Ora Api O Porinetia) 4,604


E Reo Manahune (E Reo Manahune) 2,503


Popular Republican Union (Union Populaire Républicaine) 1,443

Election Results Modified: May 08, 2018

General Information

French Polynesia: Assembly, 22 April 2018

At stake in this election:

  • The 57 seats of the Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President of France Francois HOLLANDE
  • Head of Government: President of French Polynesia Oscar Manutahi TEMARU **
  • Assembly: French Polynesia has a unicameral Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale) with 57 seats.

** The president of the territorial government and the president of the Territorial Assembly are elected by the members of the assembly for five-year terms with no term limits.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President of France is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • President of French Polynesia is elected by parliament.
  • In the Territorial Assembly (Assemblee Territoriale) 57 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the Second Round of the electoral race:

Main parties in the First Round of the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 276,766 (2013)
  • Registered Voters: N/A

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 135,308 (2013)

·         Is French Polynesia a signatory to CEDAW: N/A

·         Has French Polynesia ratified CEDAW: N/A

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 31 (following the 2013 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: N/A

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is French Polynesia a signatory to CRPD: N/A

·         Has French Polynesia ratified CRPD: N/A

·         Population with a disability: 41,514 (est.)

Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

Most Recent Elections in French Polynesia

With Participation Rates