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September 17 – Acting President issues Writ of Election

The Acting President Chief Justice Anthony Gates yesterday issued the Writ of Election; which calls for the holding of the Fijian election in September, 2014. Justice Gates said the Fijian
05 Aug 2014 08:19

The Acting President Chief Justice Anthony Gates (right), handing the Writ of Election to Chairman of Electoral Commission Chen Bunn Young. Photo: Minfo News

The Acting President Chief Justice Anthony Gates yesterday issued the Writ of Election; which calls for the holding of the Fijian election in September, 2014.
Justice Gates said the Fijian Elections Office must also receive the nominations of candidates for election at Fijian Elections office by 12 noon on the 18th of August 2014.
The Electoral Commission Chairman, Mr Chen Bunn Young said the nomination period for the receipt of nomination of candidates for the General Election shall be from 8am on the 5th of August to 12pm on the 18th of August.
Mr Young added the draw of candidates’ numbers will be on 24th of August and deadline for postal voting is on 27th of August.
“The next phase for the Elections office on voter education is allocation of seats and counting which had already begun. The Elections Office have met with Divisional Officers, taxi operators and bus operators in regards to transportation of people especially in rural areas to polling venues,” Young said. Minfo News
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