Update: 11:00AM THE first pre-polling station to open in Ra this morning drew a crowd of 75 voters from Nukulau Village in Nasau, Ra.
Former Nasau district representative Meli Tokalau said
the villagers woke early to be in time for the 7.30am opening of the station.
"We woke up at 4am to prepare ourselves for this,
since it will close again in three hours," he said.
"It's a very good day for us and we are very happy
to be part of this election."