18th August 11:24 AM
Supervisor of Elections confirms 584 polling station results yet to be entered into the tally
By Vijay Narayan, Lena Reece and Naveel Krishant
Thursday 15/11/2018
The Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem

The Supervisor of Elections has confirmed that due to low connectivity at some of the Polling Venues in remote areas, polling officials were not able to communicate across their respective voter turnout record.

Mohammed Saneem adds that the Fijian Elections Office will be able to provide the total voter turnout records of the respective polling venues by this Saturday.

Saneem has also confirmed that there are still 584 polling station results that have yet to be entered into the tally and advises that the announcements for the candidates are going to change with the entering of these final results.

The Supervisor of Elections says that 23 polling venues had become inaccessible to voters and he had adjourned the voting at those venues effective at 5pm yesterday and Saneem has projected that the Fijian Elections Office hopes to conduct voting at the 23 polling venues by Monday.

Saneem says that due to the weather conditions, this step was taken and this will affect 7,852 voters.

The venues closed in the Korovou Area include, Delakano FEO Shed, Natadra-dave FEO Shed, Nasinu Community Hall, Turagabeci Primary School, Lodoni Primary School and Naivicula District School.

In Rakiraki the venues that have been closed are Korotale Mandir, Raiwasa Community Hall, Na-mua-niwaqa Primary School, Mataso Primary School and Rewasasa Community Hall, Nausori Technical School, Visama Sanathan Dharam Primary School, Naqeledamu Village School venues have been closed in the Nausori area.

Nukutocia Village Shed in Levuka and Naisoqo Settlement FEO Ground Shed and Shantiniketan Primary School in the Central Division have been closed for polling.

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