18th August 10:55 AM
FijiFirst to form government with 27 seats
By Vijay Narayan
Sunday 18/11/2018
FijiFirst Leader and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama

FijiFirst will form government again for the next four years as they have topped the official tally of the 2018 general elections results with 227,241 votes which is 50.02 percent of the total votes.

This is from the official results from the 2,173 polling stations around the country.

Based on the official results, FijiFirst gets 27 parliamentary seats and will form government.

The top 27 FijiFirst candidates are :

1. Bainimarama, Josaia Voreqe | 167732 votes

2. Sayed‑Khaiyum, Aiyaz | 17271 votes

3. Nagata, Alipate Tuicolo | 6876 votes

4. Bala, Parveen Kumar | 5063 votes

5. Nath, Vijay | 2256 votes

6. Reddy, Mahendra | 2081 votes

7. Kumar, Premila Devi | 1379 votes

8. Nand, Joseph Nitya | 1349 votes

9. Pillay, Viam | 1280 votes

10. Seruiratu, Inia Batikoto | 1251 votes

11. Vuniwaqa, Mereseini Rakuita | 1167 votes

12. Kirpal, Sanjay Salend | 1147 votes

13. Naiqamu, Osea | 1129 votes

14. Maharaj, Alvick Avhikrit | 1019 votes

15. Vegnathan, George | 944 votes

16. Koroilavesau, Semi Tuleca | 888 votes

17. Usamate, Jone | 849 votes

18. Sharma, Rohit Ritesh | 821 votes

19. Sudhakar, Ashneel | 755 votes

20. Waqainabete, Ifereimi | 743 votes

21. Adimaitoga, Selai | 718 votes

22. Akbar, Rosy Sofia | 705 votes

 

23. Sigarara, Jale | 697 votes

24. Prakash, Vijendra | 596 votes

25. Bhatnagar, Veena Kumar | 577 votes

26. O'Connor, Alexander David | 572 votes

27. Govind, Salik Ram | 559 votes

FijiFirst had secured 59.17 percent of the total votes in the 2014 general elections.

 

SODELPA is in second place on the official tally with 181,072 votes.

They have received 39.85 percent of the total votes.

SODELPA will get 21 parliamentary seats.

The 21 SODELPA candidates going to parliament are :

1. Rabuka, Sitiveni Ligamamada | 77040 votes

2. Tabuya, Lynda Diseru | 8795 votes

3. Kepa, Ro Teimumu Vuikaba | 6036 votes

4. Bulitavu, Mosese Drecala | 5342 votes

5. Nawaikula, Niko | 5187 votes

6. Lalabalavu, Atonio Rabici | 5016 votes

7. Jale, Anare | 4287 votes

8. Vosanibola, Peceli Waqairatu | 3730 votes

9. Gavoka, Viliame Rogoibulu | 3536 votes

10. Saukuru, Jese | 3299 votes

11. Rasova, Simione Rokomalo | 3286 votes

12. Matanitobua, Ratu Suliano | 3279 votes

13. Bulanauca, Mitieli | 3031 votes

14. Tuisawau, Ro Filipe | 2835 votes

15. Kuridrani, Inosi | 2724 votes

16. Leawere, Mikaele Rokosova | 2354 votes

17. Radrodro, Aseri Masivou | 2312 votes

18. Radrodro, Salote Vuibureta | 2235 votes

 

19. Qionibaravi, Adi Litia | 2195 votes

20. Lalabalavu, Ratu Naiqama | 2165 votes

21. Navurelevu, Tevita | 2010 votes

SODELPA had secured 28.18 percent of the total votes in the 2014 general elections.

The National Federation Party has 33,515 votes. That is 7.38 percent of the votes.

NFP will get 3 parliamentary seats.

The 3 NFP candidates going to parliament are :

1. Prasad, Biman Chand | 12137 votes

2. Tikoduadua, Pio | 2684 votes

3. Qereqeretabua, Lenora Salusalu | 1811 votes

NFP had secured 5.45 percent of the total votes in the 2014 general elections.

 

Unity Fiji finished with 6,896 votes, HOPE had 2,811 votes while the Fiji Labour Party finishes with 2,800 votes. The three parties have not made the 5 percent threshold to get parliamentary seats.

The total number of valid votes in the 2018 general elections was 454,335 votes. The total number of invalid votes was 4,197 votes. The total number of votes cast in the 2018 General Elections was 458,532 votes.

The total number of registered voters for the 2018 General Elections is 637,527 votes. 178,995 registered voters did not vote in the elections.

The Electoral Commission will return the writ of elections to President Jioji Konrote at 5.30pm today confirming that the 2018 general elections is completed.

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