1407 Election Update Statement dated 14 July 2017

Since my last media statement yesterday, Wednesday, 12 July 2017, counting in most of the electorates across the country are progressing well with some petitions and complains stopping and delaying the counts. Let me say that counting and tallying of results are very important to the electoral process.

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1207 Election Update Statement dated 12 July 2017

Firstly, I want to appeal to everyone involved in this election – the scrutineers, candidates and supporters, and the officials at the count, to understand their responsibilities. We are at a crucial stage in the election cycle. Everyone needs to take their role seriously, and refrain from activities and behavior that slows down the election.

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1007 Election Update Statement dated 10 July 2017

Firstly,I would like to make a statement on incidences of intimidation and aggression dished out by election security personnel to representatives of international election observers observing the 2017 national election at various locations nationwide.

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0707 Election Update Statement dated Friday 7 July 2017

In today’s Media Conference, I want to give you some progressive updates on polling across PNG during the 2017 National Election. Today, I want to address on the media three issues which include Progress of Polling, Progress on Counting and Request for Extension of Polling Dates

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2806 PNG National Election 2017 results website now live

A dedicated website for preliminary results of the Papua New Guinea 2017 National Election is now live. The website link is http://results.pngec.gov.pg/ The new website is part of PNGEC’s commitment to improving and modernising our results system, thereby increasing transparency and efficiency.

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2505 PNGEC obliged by law to conduct postal voting for citizens

Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato says the PNG Electoral Commission is obliged by law to conduct postal voting for citizens who will not be available in their respective electorates on polling day to cast their votes. Sections 98-100 of the Organic Law on National Elections caters for seven categories of electors who will not be available on polling day.

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