FijiFirst party attracts most votes from the West

FijiFirst Party General Secretary Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum with supporters in Drasa Lautoka. Picture: SHAYAL DEVI

THE FijiFirst party attracted their highest votes from the Western Division, accounting for 40.44 per cent (91,902) of their 227,241 votes in the 2018 General Election.

The Voreqe Bainimarama led-party received 65,901 votes from the Central Division, accounting for 29 per cent, 34,291 votes from the Eastern Division making up 15.09 per cent and 31,073 votes from the Northern Division accounting for 13.67 per cent.

The party received 4074 votes through postal ballots, making up 1.79 per cent.

The Social Democratic Liberal Party polled the second highest votes in this year’s polls, making up 39.85 per cent of the total votes cast.

The party garnered their highest votes from the Central Division, collecting 67,255 votes, making up 37.14 per cent of the 181,072 votes won by the party.

The Sitiveni Rabuka led-party gathered 43,813 votes (24.20 per cent) from the Western Division, 35,013 votes from the Eastern Division (19.34 per cent) and 30,919 votes from the Northern Division (17.08 per cent).

SODELPA received 4072 votes through postal voting, accounting for 2.25 per cent of the party’s total votes.

The National Federation Party recorded 33,515 votes in the November 14 polls, making up 7.38 per cent of the total votes cast in this election.

Out of this, 12,025 were from the Western Division (35.88 per cent), 10,941 from the Central Division (32.65 per cent), 5457 from the Eastern Division (16.28 per cent) and 4336 from the Northern Division (12.94 per cent).

The Biman Prasad led-party received 756 votes from postal voting.

FF party will take 27 seats of the 51-member Parliament, while SODELPA and NFP will make up the 24-member Opposition.

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