Election Candidates Announced
July 14, 2006 (updated July 29, 2006)
The candidates for the upcoming national election in Tuvalu, to be held on August 3, have been announced.
According to Radio Tuvalu, and other local correspondences, 32 candidates are running for the 15 seats in parliament.
The following lists the islands, number of available seats, and the candidates that are running. (c) indicates current parliament members.
Taom Tanukale (c), Pakai Asaia, Italeli Iakoba, Seluka Seluka
Dr Alesana Kleis Seluka, the other current sitting member from Nui, is the only incumbent not seeking re-election.
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