March 31, 2015 Held



Election for Fale I Fono (Tuvaluan House of Assembly )


Results Notes

7,819 votes were cast in total.  Each voter could cast votes for multiple candidates, so this total exceeds the number of registered voters.

Independents won 100% of the vote and all 15 seats.  Three candidates-- Enele Sopoaga, Elisala Piita, and Namoloki S. Neemia-- were elected unopposed.

Election Results Modified: Feb 05, 2024

General Information

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 Enele SOPOAGA
  • Assembly: Tuvalu has a unicameral Parliament (Fale I Fono) with 15 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Iakoba ITALELI

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 Candidates in the Presidential race/Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Independent(s): Independents*

* There are no formal political parties in Tuvalu

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 10,782 (July 2014 est.)[1]
  • Registered Voters: 6,008 (2010)[2]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,467 (2014 est.)[3]
  • Is Tuvalu a signatory to CEDAW: N/A
  • Has Tuvalu ratified CEDAW: Yes (6 October 1999)
  • Gender Quota:  N/A
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 1 (7%) of 15 seats
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: N/A
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Tuvalu a signatory to CRPD: N/A
  • Has Tuvalu ratified CRPD: Yes (18 December 2013)
Election Modified: Feb 05, 2024

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