Fiji Time: 9:26 PM on Thursday 23 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

500 voters to one polling station

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Update: 4:11PM 500:1 is the ratio of people to polling stations.

Elections Supervisor Mohammed Saneem says this is the formula assigned to decide how many voters will be received at one polling station making counting and polling easier.

According to Section 89(1) of the Electoral Decree immediately upon closing of the polls, the count of ballot papers is to be undertaken and completed in the respective polling station by the presiding officer and such elections officials designated by him or her.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Nadolo out
  2. Unapproved move
  3. Ruggers to shave
  4. School observe Diwali in style
  5. Auditor cites poor record keeping
  6. No rush
  7. Defacto partner charged with murder
  8. Fish spawning critical
  9. Pink morning fundraiser
  10. Diwali treat for elderly

Top Stories this Week

  1. False rumours warning Friday (17 Oct)
  2. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  3. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  4. Detailed report Friday (17 Oct)
  5. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  6. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  8. 8-room home gutted Friday (17 Oct)
  9. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)
  10. $20m in excess Wednesday (22 Oct)