House of Assembly (Kiribati)

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House of Assembly
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Type
Type
History
Founded July 12, 1979
Structure
Seats 46 members (45 elected + 1 speaker)
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Political groups

     Pillars of Truth (26)

     Tobwaan Kiribati Party (19)
Elections
Last election
30 December 2015
Last election
7 January 2016 ( Second round)
Meeting place
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Ambo, South Tarawa
Website
www.parliament.gov.ki
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Kiribati

The House of Assembly (official constitutional name: Maneaba ni Maungatabu or "supreme maneaba") of Kiribati has 46 members, 44 elected for a four-year term in single-seat and multi-seat constituencies, 1 delegate from Banaba Island and 1 ex officio member (the Attorney General).

Created by the Constitution of 12 July 1979, its seat has been at Ambo on South Tarawa since October 2000. From 1979 to 2000, it was at Bairiki.

The current Kiribati Electoral Commissioner is Rine Ueara. The Kiribati voters last went to the polls on 30 December 2015 (and 7 January for the second round) to elect 44 MPs in 23 electoral districts.[1]

The House of Assembly has a Speaker, elected by its members from outside Parliament, per article 71 of the Constitution.[2]

Speakers

Last election results

Party First round Second round Total
seats
+/–
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Pillars of Truth 26 +11
United Coalition Party 19
Maurin Kiribati Party
Elected Speaker 1 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 19 25 46 0
Registered voters/turnout
Source: IPU

See also

References

  1. ^ "IPU PARLINE database: KIRIBATI (Maneaba Ni Maungatabu), Last elections". www.ipu.org. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Constitution of Kiribati | Parliament of Kiribati". www.parliament.gov.ki. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 1°21′01″N 173°02′20″E / 1.35028°N 173.03889°E / 1.35028; 173.03889


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