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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nobles Representatives withdrew their nomination of Lord Vaea for Prime Minister, and the independent People’s Representatives nominated Samiu Vaipulu for Prime Minister when the two groups of newly-elected Members of Parliament met last night, Monday 15 December.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supervisor of Elections has received a new complaint against Semisi Fakahau the newly elected Tongatapu 8 People’s Representative for alleged breach of election regulations.
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Thursday 11 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
By Wednesday next week, the 26 newly elected members of the Tongan Parliament should be ready to proceed and elect a Prime Minister, said ‘Etuate Lavulavu, the spokesperson for seven independent People’s Representatives.
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Tuesday 9 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga may have a new Prime Minister at the earliest by Christmas Eve, according to the Interim Speaker of the Tongan Parliament, Lord Tupou, who said that the first chance to call a meeting for the secret ballot would be 24 December.
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Tuesday 9 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The newly-elected People’s Representative for Ha‘apai no. 12, Vili Manuopangai Hingano, has gained one extra vote in a ballot recount last week, confirming his lead by four votes.
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Saturday 6 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mo’ale Finau, the former Ha’apai No. 12 People’s Representative, who lost his seat by a margin of three votes, has applied for a recount of his ballot with the Electoral Commission in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 4 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Supervisor of Elections has received two complaints against two newly elected Vava’u People’s Representatives for alleged breach of campaign regulations, on Wednesday 3 December.
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Wednesday 3 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Agreement that Tonga’s next Prime Minister must be an elected People’s Representative, was reached at a meeting of 14 of Tonga’s 17 newly-elected People’s Representatives this morning, December 3, according to a spokesperson.
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Tuesday 2 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 26 new elected Members of Parliament MPs will meet for the first time at 10:00am. Tuesday, 9 December at the Fa’onelua Convention Center. King Tupou VI has appointed the Rt. Hon. Lord Tupou K.C. as the Interim Speaker
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Monday 1 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The procedure for appointing the new government’s Prime Minister should start this week with the King to appoint an Interim Speaker to receive nominations for a Prime Minister Designate.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tabulated results for all polling places was released by Tonga’s Electoral Commission today, with downloadable files for Tongatapu and Outer Islands results.
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Friday 28 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the General Election over, Tonga is now waiting to find out when a new Prime Minister and a new Cabinet will be put into place to lead the country during the next four years. Editor’s Comment by Pesi Fonua.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Outer island voters chose five new People’s Representatives and returned two incumbents in today’s General Election. No women were elected.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu voters have replaced seven of their ten incumbent MPs, retaining only three in today’s General Election. One of the incumbents did not restand. No women were successful in taking Tongatapu seats.
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Thursday 27 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Early unofficial results from Tongatapu polling places indicate a close contest for Tongatapu 3 constituency with three polling places topped by different candidates, Tevita Palu, Siaosi Sovaleni and Clive Edwards.
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Thursday 27 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s nobles have reelected the Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanoto his parliamentary seat, among eight incumbent Nobles Representatives and one new Nobles Representative after 29 men voted at the Palace Office this morning. The official results for the nine Noble’s Representatives were announced after polling closed in the General Election at 4:00pm. Results for the 17 People’s Representatives polling places will be announced later this evening.
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Tuesday 25 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tomavilanova Tu’ipulotu is the third Tongatapu candidate to be disqualified from contesting Thursday’s General Election, after he was found to have not been living at Tongatapu No. 9 Constituency, which he was nominated for.
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Monday 24 November 2014

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the General Election just two days away on Thursday 27 November, some Tongatapu candidates heated up their final campaigns in loud colourful parades on Saturday, 22 November in central Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 19 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With only a week to go before Tongans head to the polls on Thursday 27 November, 51,448 voters have registered, which is a 21 percent jump from the 42,000 who registered in the last 2010 General Election.
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Tuesday 18 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s current Cabinet Ministers will be in a caretaker Government after this month’s General Election on Thursday 27 November.
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