16th Cook Islands Parliament

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The 16th Cook Islands Parliament is the current term of the Parliament of the Cook Islands. Its composition was determined by the 2022 elections on 1 August 2022.[1]

Initial party standings

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PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Cook Islands Party3,89044.0712+2
Democratic Party2,37726.935-6
Cook Islands United Party1,66018.813New
One Cook Islands Movement2372.681NC
Progressive Party of the Cook Islands180.200New
Independents6457.313+1
Total8,827100.00240
Source: MFEM

Members

Initial MPs

Name Party Electorate Term
Tukaka Ama Cook Islands Party Ngatangiia First
George Angene Cook Islands Party Tupapa–Maraerenga Fourth
Agnes Armstrong Democratic Party Ivirua Second
Mark Brown Cook Islands Party Takuvaine–Tutakimoa Fourth
Te-Hani Brown Independent Tengatangi–Areora–Ngatiarua Second
Tina Browne Democratic Party Rakahanga Second
Tingika Elikana Cook Islands Party Pukapuka–Nassau Second
Robert Stanley Heather Cook Islands United Party Akaoa First
Teariki Heather Cook Islands United Party Murienua Fifth
Teokotai Herman Cook Islands Party Vaipae–Tautu First
Toanui Isamaela One Cook Islands Amuri–Ureia Third
Wesley Kareroa Democratic Party Oneroa Third
Tereapii Maki-Kavana Cook Islands Party Arutanga–Reureu–Nikaupara Second
Stephen Matapo Independent Mauke First
Tetangi Matapo Democratic Party Tamarua Fourth
Vaine Mokoroa Cook Islands Party Nikao–Panama Second
Albert Nicholas Cook Islands Party Avatiu–Ruatonga–Palmerston Third
Akaiti Puna Cook Islands Party Manihiki Second
Tuakeu Tangatapoto Cook Islands Party Mitiaro Second
Rose Toki-Brown Independent Teenui–Mapumai Third
Robert Tapaitau Cook Islands Party Penrhyn Second
Vaitoti Tupa Democratic Party Matavera Second
Timi Varu Cook Islands United Party Ruaau First
Sonny Williams Cook Islands Party Titikaveka First

Summary of changes

  • Independent MP Stephen Matapo joined the Cook Islands Party on 25 August 2022.[2]

References

  1. ^ "WARRANT DECLARING THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES AND THE NUMBER OF VOTES RECEIVED BY EACH CANDIDATE" (PDF). Cook Islands Gazette. 11 August 2022. Retrieved 13 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Matapo joins CIP". Cook Islands News. 25 August 2022. Retrieved 26 August 2022.