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Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 Reviews of Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, and Nauru are not included in this issue. The latter part of 2006 brought an air of political excitement and anticipation. The people were excited about the biannual national election scheduled for March 2007; they had anticipated that the election for the atlarge seats in the four states would be hard fought because some of the likely candidates had expressed interest in seeking the presidency. The inauguration ceremony for the new national administration took place on 16 July 2007. This was a public celebration of the peaceful transition of political power from the administration of Joseph Ursemal to that of Emmanuel "Manny" Mori. The actual transition from the previous administration to the current one took place in May 2007. It occurred on the same day that the 15th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) met to organize itself and elect the new president and vice president. The election of the president and vice president take place after the national election when the district members (with two-year terms) and the at-large members (with four-year terms) are elected, that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Federated States of Micronesia

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 20 (1) – Feb 11, 2007

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Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 Reviews of Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, and Nauru are not included in this issue. The latter part of 2006 brought an air of political excitement and anticipation. The people were excited about the biannual national election scheduled for March 2007; they had anticipated that the election for the atlarge seats in the four states would be hard fought because some of the likely candidates had expressed interest in seeking the presidency. The inauguration ceremony for the new national administration took place on 16 July 2007. This was a public celebration of the peaceful transition of political power from the administration of Joseph Ursemal to that of Emmanuel "Manny" Mori. The actual transition from the previous administration to the current one took place in May 2007. It occurred on the same day that the 15th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) met to organize itself and elect the new president and vice president. The election of the president and vice president take place after the national election when the district members (with two-year terms) and the at-large members (with four-year terms) are elected, that

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Published: Feb 11, 2007

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