Electoral Roll Update nationwide to commence soon
Updating of the Electoral Roll in preparation for the 2017 National and Local-level Government elections will commence towards the end of this month and run for at least four months. So far seven provinces have completed their second level of training which is training of Returning Officers, Assistant Returning Officers and LLG Supervisors in preparation for voter enrolment.
PNGEC not operating in isolation, says Gamato
PNG Electoral Commission is not operating in isolation, says Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato. Responding to unsubstantiated claims by the Opposition Leader Don Polye in the Post-Courier newspaper today (Friday 30th September, 2016), Mr. Gamato made it very clear that PNGEC's preparations for 2017 National and Local-level Government elections are going on as planned.
Gamato fails 2013 LLG elections in six Highlands Provinces
Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato announced today (September 29, 2016) that he has made separate decisions to fail the 2013 LLG elections in all the 27 LLG presidential seats and 605 Ward Councilors seats in six of the seven Highlands provinces. The elections were previously failed by former Commissioner Sir Andrew Trawen.
Roll Update work underway in Hula and Irupara Wards in Rigo
PNG Electoral Commission has started updating it's Electoral Roll in Hula and Irupara in the Rigo district. It was an overwhelming turnout as the people in the area flocked to check their names on the Electoral Roll. The Electoral Roll update exercise signifies the start of the Nationwide Electoral roll update as the Electoral Commission prepares for the 2017 National and LLG elections.
Rigo district Enrolment Agents Training set for July 20, 2016
PNGEC's training section to conduct Enrolment Officers training in Kwikilla, Rigo District on the 20th July 2016. The training is specifically for the ROs and AROs to basically educate them before the Enrolment exercise commences.
PNGEC Launches Nationwide Roll update at Kwikila Station, Central Province
PNG Electoral Commission launches nation wide Electoral Roll update in Rigo, Central Province. Milne Bay and Central province will be the first to start updating their Electoral Roll followed by the rest of the provinces.