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MEDIA RELEASE

 

 

2017 General Election sets for 16 November, 2017. 

His Majesty the King Tupou VI has issued the Writs of Election yesterday 5th September, 2017 which confirmed the Legislative Assembly General Election to be held on Thursday 16th November, 2017.

The Electoral Commission has therefore called for the nomination of candidates to be held on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September, 2017 from 10:00 in the morning until 3:00 in the afternoon at the Office of the Electoral Commission in the case of Tongatapu, at the Governor’s Office in the case of Vava’u and Ha’apai, and at the Offices of Government Representatives respectively in the case of ‘Eua, Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou.

The Commission strongly urges all candidates to ensure that their nomination forms and all other requirements are completed before they are submitted. 

 

For further information and nomination forms contact: 

The Tonga Electoral Commission  : Telephone Nos : 26884 or 28820 

 

 

 

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