Democratic Party wins eight out of 11 seats in Tongatapu and Eua

Democratic Leader ‘Akilisi Pohiva and his party won eight seats from 11 constituencies, 10 in Tongatapu and  ‘Eua 11, as the election’s preliminary  results for 11 constituencies  officially announced by the Election Commissioner, Pita Vuki this evening.

The results for Vava’u, Ha’apai and the Niuas are yet to be announced.

The Party needs to win all the remaining six constituencies  from the outer islands to make sure they have the number to form  the next government for the next for years.

The Democratic Party winning results:

  • Tongatapu 1 with Leader Samuela Akilisi Pohiva has 1422 votes,
  • Tongatapu 2 Semisi Sika – 1050 votes,
  • Tongatapau 4 Mateni Tapueluelu – 781 votes,
  • Tongatapau 5 ‘Aisake Eke – 1621 votes,
  • Tongatapau 8 Semisi Fakahau -  991 votes,
  • Tongatapau 9 – Penisimani Fifita – 648 votes,
  • Tongatapau 10 Pohiva Tu’ionetoa – 1369 votes,
  • ‘Eua,  Tevita Lavemaau – 760 votes.

The Party lost Tongatapau 3, 6 and 7  to  independent candidates. They are as follows

  • Tongatapu 3 Siaosi Sovaleni – 975 votes,
  • Tongatapau 7 Sione Vuna Fa’otusia – 796 votes 
  • Tongatapau 6 Poasi Tei -  1010 votes.

The overall results for Tongatapu and ‘Eua:

TONGATAPU 1
Samuela Akilisi Pohiva 1422

TONGATAPU 2
Semisi Sika 1050

TONGATAPU 3
Siaosi Sovaleni 975

TONGATAPU 4
Mateni Tapueluelu 781

TONGATAPU 5
‘Aisake Eke 1621

TONGATAPU 6
Poasi Tei 1010

TONGATAPU 7
Sione Vuna Fa’otusia 796

TONGATAPU 8
Semisi Fakahau 991

TONGATAPU 9
Penisimani Fifita 648

TONGATAPU 10
Pohiva Tu’ionetoa 1369

‘EUA

Tevita Lavemaau 760.

Results for all candidates for Tongatapau and Eua

TONGATAPU 1
Samuela Akilisi Pohiva 1422
William Cocker 437
Mosese Manuofetoa 325
Elizabeth Baker 191
Ana Fonua 129
Eliesa Fifita 74
Emeline Tuita 71
Soloni Lutui 7

TONGATAPU 2
Semisi Sika 1050
Sione Tu’itavake Fonua 526
Soane Patita Fifita 180
Tevita Kaitu’u Fotu 424

TONGATAPU 3
Clive Edwards 503
Gabriella Ilolahia 107
Siaosi Sovaleni 975
Simote Vea 440
Paula Lavulo 13
Tevita Palu 688
Mele ‘Amanaki 142

TONGATAPU 4
Poli Tuaileva 93
Etuate Sakalia 160
Felise ‘Ulupano 37
‘Etika Koka 481
Tominiko Kama 4
Tevita Ita Koloamatangi 51
Mateni Tapueluelu 781
Seketi Fuko 237
Isileli Pulu 541

TONGATAPU 5
‘Aisake Eke 1621
Maliu Takai 1076
Lia Faoa 71
Viliami Mangisi 41

TONGATAPU 6
Sione Tafuna 316
Sifa Tu’utafaiva 589
Salesi Fotu 890
Poasi Tei 1010

TONGATAPU 7
Paea Molitika 31
Sangster Saulala 741
Pinomi Prescott 40
‘Atalasa Pouvalu 94
Sione Vuna Fa’otusia 796
Siosifa Filini Sikuea 28
Mavaetangi Manavahetau 197
Sipola Halafihi 660

TONGATAPU 8
Semisi Fakahau 991
Mafile’o Mataele 32
Tu’i Uata 880
Sione Havea Taione 645
Sipaisi Kutu 12

TONGATAPU 9
Falisi Tupou 542
Penisimani Fifita 648
Vika Fusimalohi 597
Samipeni Finau 194
Lemasingo Nai 84
Tevita ‘Ofa 496

TONGATAPU 10
Daniel Fale 438
Pohiva Tu’ionetoa 1369
Semisi Tapueluelu 283
Faka’osilea Kaufusi 826
Seini Teu 45

‘EUA

Sunia Fili 195
Tevita Lavemaau 425
Silivia Mahe 2
Pouvalu ‘Aholelei 7
Taniela Fusimalohi 143

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