Fiji Time: 4:12 AM on Saturday 13 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Elections

Pre-polling confusions

Litia Vulaidausiga
Friday, September 05, 2014

TREKKING across the Sigatoka River with her son on her shoulders, catching sight of women such as Merewai Dugu was not uncommon in upper Navosa as people made their way to vote at Waiyala Seventh Day Adventist School.

A first-time voter at 34, she joins a youth population that is expected to dominate the voter percentage this election.

However, she had one complaint about the election process. "Some of us are confused with choosing who to vote for," she said.

"The booklet has the name of the candidates and their numbers but not what parties they are from. Some of us want to vote for people depending on which party they belong to."

The mother-of-three has two school-aged children and would like to see school facilities in the region upgraded.








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 0.65860.6396
JPY 53.786250.7862
GBP 0.32630.3183
EUR 0.41800.4060
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66930.6443
USD 0.47540.4584

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Walkout
  2. State officials on standby
  3. More Russian arms
  4. Families apply for stay of execution order
  5. PARLIAMENT'S ORDER PAPER FOR TODAY
  6. TC Winston intensifies into category two as it wends
  7. Fiji safe
  8. Call to utilise highway
  9. 10,000 students absent daily
  10. Police warn against complacency

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Dead on the beach Thursday (11 Feb)
  3. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  4. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  5. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  6. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  7. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)
  8. Sydney 7s thriller Wednesday (10 Feb)
  9. The origin of Fiji's sevens series Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Sevens change Wednesday (10 Feb)