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Congress of New Caledonia

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
New Caledonia

The Congress of New Caledonia (French: Congrès de la Nouvelle-Calédonie), a "territorial congress" (congrès territorial or congrès du territoire), is the legislature of New Caledonia. It has 54 members, selected proportionally based on the partisan makeup of all three provincial assemblies, all elected for a five-year term by proportional representation, with a 5% threshold.

Results of parliamentary elections

 Summary of the 10 May 2009 Territorial Congress of New Caledonia election results
Parties Votes % Seats
The Rally–UMP (Le Rassemblement–UMP) 19,888 20.60% 13
Caledonia Together (Calédonie Ensemble) 16,253 16.83% 10
Future TogetherThe Movement for Diversity (Avenir Ensemble–Le Mouvement de la diversité) 11,308 11.71% 6
  • 5
  • 1
Rally for Caledonia (Rassemblement pour la Calédonie) 4,304 4.46% 2
National Front (Front National) 2,591 2.68% 0
Other anti-independence lists 1,125 1.17% 0
Total Anti-independence 55,469 57.45% 31
Caledonian Union (Union Calédonienne) 11,247 11.65% 8
National Union for Independence–Kanak Social National Liberation Front (Union Nationale pour l'Indépendance–Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste) 10,162 10.52% 8
  • 7
  • 1
Labour Party (Parti Travailliste) 7,692 7.97% 3
Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front unitary (Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste) 5,342 5.53% 3
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
Socialist Kanak Liberation (Libération kanak socialiste) 1,852 1.92% 1
Federation of Pro-Independence Co-operation Committees (Fédération des Comités de la Coopération pour l'Indépendance) 605 0.63% 0
Total Pro-independence 36,900 38.22% 23
Civic Overture (Ouverture Citoyenne) 2,974 3.08% 0
Generation Common Destiny (Génération Destin Commun) 1,215 1.26% 0
Valid votes 96,558 98.00% 54
Invalid votes 1,962 2.00%
Total votes (turnout 72.48%) 98,520

Current composition (2012)

Party Seats held
  The Rally-UMP*
  Caledonia Together*
  Future Together*
  Movement for Diversity*
  Union for a Caledonian Destiny*
  Independent (ex-Rally for Caledonia)*
  Democratic Movement*
  Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front-Caledonian Union
  National Union for Independence
  Labour Party
  Socialist Kanak Liberation
  Renewed Caledonian Union

See also

External links

  • Official website (French)

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