Election starts today: Voters out early to cast their vote

Update: 7:09AM IT’S 6am, and voters up North have started making their way to polling stations as Fiji heads to the polls today.

Along the Seaqaqa Savusavu Highway on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu, neatly
dressed voters filled the road sides as they walked in groups to cast their votes at
various stations.

Kameli Rokotuba said he wanted to be the first person to
vote.

“It’s a historic moment for us and we should make good use of
it,” he said.

Other women interviewed believe that it was time to bring
a government that would develop rural areas.

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