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Candidate Ball Draw Tomorrow, Numbers To Start From 508

Fijians will know tomorrow which candidate will be assigned which number. 508 will be the first number a candidate is assigned after a barrel draw for the 2018 general elections.
17 Oct 2018 11:41
Candidate Ball Draw Tomorrow, Numbers To Start From 508

Fijians will know tomorrow which candidate will be assigned which number.

508 will be the first number a candidate is assigned after a barrel draw for the 2018 general elections.

Supervisor of Election Mohammed Saneem confirmed that the candidates’ number draw could be held as early as Thursday.

He said this depended on the outcome of the objections period which ended yesterday.

The last number a candidate will be assigned will be 744.

As announced earlier by the Fijian Elections Office, the number 666 will not be part of the barrel draw.

FijiFirst, SODELPA and the National Federation Party each have 51 candidates contesting under their banner.

Fiji Labour Party has 25 while HOPE has 28 candidates. Unity Fiji will field 29 candidates.

 

 

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