Fiji sees more than 616,000 registered voters

Source: Xinhua| 2017-07-26 15:34:46|Editor: Zhou Xin
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SUVA, July 26 (Xinhua) -- There are 616,590 registered voters currently in Fiji after the Elections Office carried out a National Voters Registration Drive, local authorities revealed on Wednesday.

Mohammed Saneem, Fiji's Supervisor of Elections, said Wednesday that the Fijian Elections Office had also confirmed and removed 9,156 registered voters that had died.

Voter registration was also conducted overseas and the major registration drive for those abroad will take place on Fiji Day, October 10.

The total number of registered voters overseas stands at 6,270.

Saneem encouraged political parties, stakeholders and voters to ensure that the information they published or relied on was correct and obtained from authentic sources.

The Fijian Elections Office has also received a significant number of enquiries in relation to the 2018 General Election, Election Officials Recruitment Drive.

With this impressive amount of interest, the Fijian Elections Office emphasized that they would run the entire recruitment drive in various recruitment centers for a whole month.