MOG: Election conducted in an atmosphere of calm

Update: 4:56PM THE outcome of the 2014 Fijian Election is on track to broadly represent the will of the Fijian voters and the conditions were in place for Fijians to exercise their right to vote freely, says the Multinational Observer Group in a preliminary statement.

The MOG said the 2014 Fijian Election, the first election since 2006, was enthusiastically embraced by the voters of Fiji who were keen to participate in the democratic process. 

“The election was conducted in an atmosphere of calm, with an absence of electoral misconduct or evident intimidation.  

“The Fijian Elections Office and election workers were competent, professional and committed in performing their duties, sometimes under challenging circumstances,” read the statement.