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138 Pre-poll Venues, 15, 609 Voters Expected To Vote

A total of 15,609 voters are expected to cast their vote at 138 venues tomorrow. Pre-poll starts tomorrow and it will be conducted at 138 venues around the country with
04 Nov 2018 19:23
138 Pre-poll Venues, 15, 609 Voters Expected To Vote
Fijian Elections office officials on their way to the Lau group for pre-poll. Photo: Fijian Elections Office.

A total of 15,609 voters are expected to cast their vote at 138 venues tomorrow.

Pre-poll starts tomorrow and it will be conducted at 138 venues around the country with 23 venues in the Central Division, 49 in the Eastern Division, 28 in the Northern Division and 38 venues in the Western Division.

Supervisor of Election, Mohammed Saneem said a total of 89 teams from the Fijian Elections Office will be deployed to conduct pre-poll in these venues

This morning, 3 Election Officials and 1 Police Officer, departed from the Nausori Airport for Rotuma, where pre-poll will be conducted from tomorrow until the 8th of November.

Also this morning:

  • 5 ships left from the Government Shipping Yard and Narain Jetty in Suva.
  • For Lau, 8 teams (40 Election Officials), and 20 Police Officers.
  • For Kadavu, 18 teams (85 Election Officials) and 36 Police Officers
  • For Lomaiviti, 4 teams (20 Election Officials) and 10 Police Officers.
  • For the Central Division, 10 teams were deployed today and 3 teams will be departing tomorrow.
  • For the Western Division, 3 boats carrying a team of five Election Officials each departed for the Yasawa Islands and 16 teams have left for the interior of the Western Division.
  • A Helicopter Team will depart tomorrow for the Northern Division while another Helicopter team will leave for Keiyasi.
  • For the Northern Division, 14 teams departed at 2pm today for the pre-poll venues in the rural places in the North.

Mr Saneem said all materials have been checked and are all en route to all Polling places.

“We are expecting things to operate normal tomorrow morning and we are keeping a close eye on the situation to make sure that voters who want to vote tomorrow are able to exercise their right with comfort.”

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