Two other election petitions have been dismissed, leaving the the caretaker government of the Cook Islands Party with just a one seat majority in Parliament. Veteran politician, Norman George alleged that his opponent on Atiu won the seat by offering motorcycles and washing machines in return for votes. But the Chief Justice ruled against him on the grounds of insufficinet proof. George was defeated on election night by Rose Toki Brown of the Cook Islands Party who is now confirmed as the new MP. Incumbent MP, Mona Ioane has retained his Aitutaki seat after the dismissal of an electoral petition in his home constituency of Vaipae-Tautu.
Legal decisions on the results in two more constituencies - Tamarua in Mangaia and the island of Mitiaro - are still to come.