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Elections Office records 12,900 new registrations and 84,000 card upgrades

Elections Office records 12,900 new registrations and 84,000 card upgrades

By Shanil Singh
Monday 29/11/2021

The Fijian Elections Office has so far recorded 12,900 new registrations for next year’s elections while 84,000 people have upgraded their voter cards.

Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem says they have recorded 96,926 engagements with voters and are close to meeting their target of 100,000 before the end of the year.

Saneem says they have expanded their services in the Northern Division and today upgraded the voter card of former national 7s star William Ryder.

The Elections Office also commenced their face to face recruitment drive from today and Saneem says they are expecting around 800 applications by the end of the day.

He says they are looking at recruiting around 11,000 people for next year’s elections.

The Supervisor adds they will have another recruitment drive in Nadi and Lautoka on 8th December.

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