O’Neill declared!

Incumbent MP for Ialibu-Pangia and leader for the People’s National Congress Party, Peter O’Neill, has been officially declared today in Mendi counting centre, Southern Highlands Province.

This is O'Neill's fourth term to be elected as the MP for Ialibu-Pangia.

After count 115, O'Neill collected 48,714 votes.

Officially declaring him at around 12.30pm was Ialibu-Pangia Returning Officer Michael Ariando, in the presence of counting officials, scrutineers and supporters.

O'Neill has gone past the 50% +1 absolute majority, with a surplus of more than 17,000 votes.

More updates to come...

(During O’Neill’s declaration today in Mendi, SHP)


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