2014 Fijian general election

General elections in Fijian held on 17 September 2014

The 2014 Fijian general election was held on 17 September 2014 to elect all 50 members of the Parliament of Fiji. It was conducted by the Fiji Electoral Commission (FEC).

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All 50 seats in the Parliament of Fiji
26 seats needed for a majority
Opinion polls
Turnout84.60% (Decrease3.05pp)
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Frank Bainimarama Teimumu Kepa Biman Prasad
Party FijiFirst SODELPA NFP
Last election 36[a] 0
Seats won 32 15 3
Seat change New Decrease 21[a] Increase 3
Popular vote 293,714 139,857 27,066
Percentage 59.17% 28.18% 5.45%

Prime Minister before election

Frank Bainimarama

Subsequent Prime Minister

Frank Bainimarama

The incumbent centrist FijiFirst government, led by Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, won a second term in government, defeating the centre-right Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA), led by Opposition Leader Teimumu Kepa, in a landslide. It was the first election held since the 2006 Fijian coup d'état, which saw the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) take over the government and made Commodore Bainimarama the new Prime Minister.

Notes change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Compared to the party's predecessor, Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua.

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