Fiji Time: 9:43 PM on Wednesday 27 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Random numbers

Nasik Swami
Saturday, April 12, 2014

HOW to mark your ballot paper?

Every candidate standing for office will be randomly assigned a three-digit number one month before the election.

According to the Elections Office, the ballot paper will contain every candidate's number.

All voting booths around the country will have a poster that clearly displays each candidate's number alongside his/her name and photograph. The voters, in order to vote, has to circle, cross or tick his/her number on the ballot paper.

According to the elections office,Voters are not allowed to bring any sample ballot paper, card of instructions on how to vote into the polling station.

According to the Elections Office, the votes will be counted on location.

The presiding officer for the polling station will be in charge of the count which will take place in view of election observers, agents from the political parties and the media.

Agents present have the right to request a recount — written requests must be submitted with reasons for the request.

Once the presiding officer is satisfied the procedures have been complied with, the results from the polling station will be posted and securely delivered to the Elections Supervisor.

The supervisor will then prepare the national results tally, which will record the total number votes cast for each candidate and the total number of votes for each party.

This, the Elections Office says, will happen in the presence of candidates, polling agents, observers and the media representatives and the tally will also be displayed to the public as it is progressively updated.

SOURCE: THE FIJIAN

ELECTIONS OFFICE








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64280.6238
JPY 51.642848.6428
GBP 0.36980.3618
EUR 0.44320.4312
NZD 0.69720.6642
AUD 0.65220.6272
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Probe as student jumps off building
  2. 7s team settles well in Chile
  3. Mum rises above limits
  4. Tuisova sets rugby target
  5. Tears of joy for Daveuwa
  6. Mission Rio 2016
  7. Sugar Bills
  8. Harvest contract plea
  9. Impartiality plea for cane industry
  10. Bolalevu: Hydro station work ongoing

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  6. 7s special Thursday (21 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  9. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)