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July 07, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Fiji’s Election Office has registered a total 12,789 people across different centres in the last four days.

According to Election office statistics, the number increased every day as more people turned up for Electronic Voting Registration (EVR).

The capital city recorded a highest number of registration yesterday with 1,308  flocking to the two centres.

A total of 881 people registered at Suva Civic centre while 427 got registered at Fiji National University, Samabula campus.

1,109 people were registered in the Nausori district, 567 in Labasa, 445 in Lautoka, 196 in Levuka and 40 in Taveuni.

Since the beginning of the EVR on Tuesday, the election office registered 2,475 people on Tuesday, 3,382 on Wednesday and 3,267on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the government is calling on students who are 16 and 17 years old to register as they will be eligible to vote in 2014 general election when they are 18.

By Ropate Valemei

 
 

Uptown


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