After the 15th exclusion of Allan Aisa Kekele, Isoaimo is ahead on 13,593 votes.
434 votes from Kekele were distributed among the 12 remaining candidates.
Results for the top five after elimination 15:
Kairuku-Hiri Open - after elimination 15
The absolute majority now stands at 28,591.
The total votes distributed so far is 2,491 and the total exhausted votes is 165.
The total ballots remaining in count are 57,181.
Kairuku-Hiri returning officer Tabu Vaira said at the pace they are going, they should declare a winner by Wednesday morning.
(Picture by KENNEDY BANI)