Enga polling deferred

Polling in Enga has been deferred to Thursday, July 6.

Polling was scheduled to take place today however, due to issues with the electoral roll, it has been postponed.

Provincial election manager, Anton Iamau, said sorting and pre-counting of ballot papers took place in Wabag Town due to electoral roll issues.

Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato confirmed that Western Highlands Province (WHP) also has the same issue with the electoral roll and will commence polling on Thursday.

Polling officials spent the day also sorting and pre-counting.

Meantime, Jiwaka went to the polls today while Southern Highlands completed polling and should extract all polling teams on Wednesday.

Chimbu commenced counting late at 2pm today following issues of shortage of seals and packing plastics. 

Quintina Naime