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14th Cook Islands Parliament

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14th Cook Islands Parliament

The 14th Cook Islands Parliament is the current term of the Parliament of the Cook Islands. Its composition was determined by the 2014 elections on 9 July 2014.

Due to an election-night tie the seat of Mitiaro was initially left vacant. The tie was later resolved by a judicial recount, and Tangata Vavia was declared elected.

The Parliament sat for the first time on 8 October 2014.

The Speaker of the 14th Parliament is Niki Rattle. The Deputy Speaker is Rose Toki-Brown.

Summary of changes

  • Tangata Vavia was elected to the seat of Mitiaro in December 2014 following a judicial recount.
  • On 15 March 2015 Albert Nicholas switched his support to the government in exchange for a Ministerial position.
  • Moana Ioane was elected to the seat of Vaipae-Tautu in April 2015 following the 2015 Vaipae-Tautu by-election
  • References

    14th Cook Islands Parliament Wikipedia

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