MARSHALL ISLANDS
Parliamentary Chamber: Nitijela

ELECTIONS HELD IN 1995

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Chamber:
  Nitijela


Dates of elections / renewal (from/to):

  20 November 1995


Purpose of elections:

  Elections were held for all the seats in Parliament on the normal expiry of the members' term of office.


Background and outcome of elections:

  General elections had previously been held in November 1991. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Amata Kabua was re-elected President of the Republic - a post he has held since the Marshall Islands became sovereign in October 1986.

According to final polling results, eight of the Nitijela's 33 seats reportedly went to newcomers and two members of the Cabinet failed to be re-elected. On 29 November, President Kabua was returned to office by the newly elected parliamentarians for a fifth successive term.

STATISTICS
Comments:
  There are no parties in Marshall Islands


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