Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections


Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature Date at which the previous legislature (elected at the previous elections) was dissolved.
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.


Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
Number of male candidates Number of male candidates
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.

There is no party system, or all candidates stood as independents.

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote


About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
President of the Republic Lionel Aingimea and Speaker Marcus Stephen were re-elected to the 19-member Parliament. Two women members in the outgoing legislature were also re-elected. On 28 September, the newly elected Parliament held its first session and re-elected Mr. Stephen as its Speaker. Outgoing President Lionel Aingimea was elected as the Deputy Speaker. Mr. Russ Kun was elected unopposed as the new President of the Republic. He has been a member of parliament since 2013, representing the country’s largest constituency, Ubenide, and has served as the deputy minister for finance under President Aingimea.

The 2022 elections were the first to be held after the November 2021 referendum on citizenship requirements for parliamentarians, the President and ministers. In all, 71.2% of voters were in favour of reserving these posts for Nauruans and their descendants who became Nauruan citizens in 1968 when the Constitution came into force.

There is no data on political parties, for example because there is no party system or candidates stood as independents.

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
Number of women elected
Women Directly Elected

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Marcus Stephen (Male)
Date of election