Fiji

Fiji is scheduled to hold its next general elections in 2018. According to the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, the next General Election may not be held until at least three [3] years and six [6] months after the first sitting of parliament, after the last General Election.  The last General Election was on 17 September 2014, and first parliament sitting was on the 6 October 2014 after the last General Election. That means the next General Election will be held sometime between April and October 2018.  

According to the Fiji Elections Office website, as of 03 July 2018, seven (7) registered political parties are registered in Fiji, and set to contest the 2018 elections. The 7 Political parties are:

  1. Fiji Labour Party (FLP)
  2. National Federation Party (NFP)
  3. Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA)
  4. People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
  5. FijiFirst
  6. Freedom Alliance
  7. Unity Fiji

Four of the seven political parties have released their provisional list of candidates.

 

Political Party

Number of candidates

Number of women candidates

% of women candidates

1

SODELPA

46

8

17%

2

National Federation Party

40

7

18%

3

Unity Fiji

14

2

14%

4

Fiji labour Party

18

5

28%

 

TOTALS

118

22

19%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updates on the upcoming Fiji elections will be provided on this page as more information becomes available.