What are the chances for female candidates?

05/11/2010 10:53

Out of 147 registered candidates for the historical elections on November 25 – only 11 are women.

That’s 7.5%.

10 are standing from the main island of Tongatapu. 1 stands from the outer island of Ha’apai.
There are no female candidates from the Vava’u, ‘Eua and the Niuas.


WCCC has done the maths and there are already 15 seats confirmed for men in Parliament.


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