1989 Solomon Islands general election

General elections were held in the Solomon Islands on 22 February 1989.[1] A total of 257 candidates contested the election,[2] the result of which was a victory for the People's Alliance Party, which won 23 of the 38 seats.

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
People's Alliance Party15,56219.2323+11
Solomon Islands United Party14,70318.174–9
Solomon Islands Liberal Party4,8706.022+1
National Front for Progress6990.863New
Solomon Islands Labour Party2New
Independents45,09655.724–4
Total80,930100.00380
Registered voters/turnout128,830
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p801 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Solomon Islands Inter-Parliamentary Union