COUNTING: Moresby North-West’s progressive result – after count 64

Former Member Sir Mekere Morauta has taken lead in the race for the Moresby North-West Open seat after count 64.

Sir Mekere leads with 5,189 votes after count 64 from ballot box from Morata 1 Community Hall area.  

Moresby North-West - after count 64

CANDIDATE

PARTY

TALLY

Mekere Morauta

Independent

5,189 

Lohia Boe Samuel 

Independent

4,818

Joseph Tonde

PONP 

2,952

Miria Ikupu 

Independent

1,913

Russel Wavik

People's Progress Party

1,606

 

Incumbent Member Michael Malabag is behind in sixth place on 1,521.

The progressive total informal ballot papers is 598 from a total of 26,590 ballot papers counted so far.

Moresby North-West electorate has a total 113 ballot boxes.

Counting is progressing well at the Rita Flynn Indoor Complex.

(Loop file pic)

Author: 
Quintina Naime