2018 General Election: Candidate nomination closed

Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem announcing the closure of the 2018 General Election nominations period at 12pm today. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

THE candidate nomination period for the 2018 General Election has officially closed.

In announcing the closure of the nomination period at midday, Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem said so far the Fijian Elections Office has received 172 approved nominations.

He said a total of 209 nominations have been received by the FEO so far, excluding the nominations by the HOPE party.

HOPE party leader Tupou Draunidalo had arrived to the FEO before midday and the party’s nomination is currently being filed before Mr Saneem.

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