Fiji Time: 2:33 PM on Saturday 30 May

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. Bold attack on police
  2. Taken for granted
  3. The rise to 7s stardom
  4. New machines for water meters
  5. Sugar woes
  6. Church members run for Jesus
  7. Maintenance claim
  8. Reflecting on past experiences
  9. $7million for land utilisation committee
  10. Band to rock northern town

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hacker's degree Tuesday (26 May)
  2. US Mercy visits Fiji Monday (25 May)
  3. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba Monday (25 May)
  4. Hacking horrors Tuesday (26 May)
  5. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics Monday (25 May)
  6. Erectile dysfunction Monday (25 May)
  7. Three women in custody over alleged vehicle theft Monday (25 May)
  8. 'It's up to her' Thursday (28 May)
  9. Uncertain future Monday (25 May)
  10. To serve and stun Wednesday (27 May)