PNG EC ready for LLG elections

The PNG Electoral Commissioner, Patilias Gamato, says that preparations are on track for the LLG elections.

Recently the PNG EC announced the development of strategies and plans to ensure this activity is carried out efficiently.

The LLG Elections whilst to be held on a lower scale will be held at the same locations and community as the recently heldĀ national general elections.

One other notable difference will the absence of materials like candidate posters which will not be used while the Ballot papers will also have less security features.

Anticipated dates for the elections will be July 2018 with the PNG EC considering starting counting immediately after polling.

Meantime announcements of the confirmed dates are anticipated to be made in the near future with Commissioner Gamato adding that all activities will aim to be held before the 2018 APEC Summit gets underway.

Julianna Waeda