Update: 2:41PM DEPUTY Supervisor of Elections Michael Clancy said if a voter has marked off or clearly crossed out a mistake committed on the second replacement ballot paper, and makes a valid vote on the same ballot paper, that vote will be considered as valid.
made the remarks at a Fijian Elections Commission Open Forum Discussion on
He said there
are number of reasons why a voter will not be given a third ballot paper because
there are only a limited number of ballot papers per polling station.
a number of reasons for that. One is because there is only finite number of
ballot papers, but a voter on the second ballot paper, if they make a mistake, if
they clearly cross out or mark off the mistake and then make a valid vote...as long as the voters intention is clear on the ballot paper, it
will be counted, Mr Clancy said.