Postal voting application now open –Electoral Commission Chair
Nand says voter and political parties registration will close once the Writ of Election is issued tomorrow

Postal voting application now open –Electoral Commission Chair

Nand says voter and political parties registration will close once the Writ of Election is issued tomorrow

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Sunday 30/10/2022
Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Mukesh Nand

Postal voting application is now open to all overseas registered voters and voters who cannot be available during election day, while voter and political parties registration will close once the Writ of Election is issued tomorrow.

This was highlighted by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Mukesh Nand at a press conference today after the election date was confirmed by the Prime Minister.

He says every registered Fijian voter who is overseas will be required to apply for a postal vote, and application forms can be accessed at services.feo.org.fj

Nand says political party candidate nominations will begin following the issuance of the Writ of Election tomorrow and will close at 12pm on the 14th of November.

He adds if a candidate wants to withdraw their nominations, they may do so by 12 noon the next day.

The Chairperson says the FEO expects to operate 855 election day polling venues and 613 pre-poll venues around the country by employing 7,541 staff who have successfully completed the training of election officials, media and political parties, and also concluded the Know Your Election Voter Awareness Drive.

He says any person turning 18 years before the Writ of Election is issued can still register to vote.

Meanwhile, the Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem is reminding all those who will be applying for postal voting to ensure that their name and voter card number is similar to the ones on their voter cards.

He says as of the 28th of this month, there are 692,918 registered voters.

Saneem says this means the Fijian Election Office will have 613,794 voters for election day and 79,124 voters for pre-poll.

He adds postal voting application will close at 5pm on the 23rd of next month.


Fiji will have elections on December 14th 2022

By Vijay Narayan
Sunday 30/10/2022

Fiji will go to the polls on December 14th 2022.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama visited President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere this morning to advise that the general election date will be 14th December 2022 and also advised on the dissolution of Parliament with effect from today.

Stay with us for developments.


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