New deputy elections boss

Update: 5:15PM KARYL Winter a technical team leader for the New Zealand Electoral Commission has been appointed as the Deputy Supervisor of Elections for the conduct of the 2018 Parliamentary Elections.

A statement from the Fijian Elections Office stated that Ms Winter has significant experience in the management of elections.

Supervisor of Elections, Mr Mohammed Saneem said Ms Winter has extensive knowledge of the Fijian Electoral System and its processes which is a significant asset for the FEO for the 2018 General Election.

She had 27 years of experience in elections and was a returning officer for many years and has been the Regional Manager for New Zealand´┐Żs South Island for two elections.

The statement also said that Ms Winter is on secondment from the New Zealand Electoral Commission and said she was looking forward to the conduct of the 2018 General Election.

“The New Zealand team has been working with the FEO over several years to help prepare to conduct his election, and it will be rewarding to see all those plans in operation at election time,” she said.