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Elections Taro Politics and government Political culture Melanesia South West Bay (Malakula, Vanuatu) Oceania Pacific Islands Wintua (Malekula, Vanuatu) Luan, Alick Elections and Politics
Melanesia South West Bay (Malakula, Vanuatu) Oceania Pacific Islands Wintua (Malekula, Vanuatu)