2017 Intending candidates

Nomination of candidates slow in capital

As of 4pm today, four candidates' nominations were accepted by the NCD's Election Manager and Returning Officer Terrence Hetinu,  who said nominations have been slow.

The first to nominate yesterday for North West was Micros Nea, an independent candidate at 4:47pm.

Today, former Chairman of Motu Koitabu Council Miria Ikupu nominated at 1:40pm. He will be running as an Independent candidate.

Intending candidates flock to submit biodata

All intending candidates were advised to fill Form 29 - Candidate Biodata Form, from PNG Electoral Commission’s provincial offices or PNGEC Headquarters in Port Moresby.    

Candidates were at the headquarters as early as 8 this morning to submit their biodata and by mid-morning, the reception was packed with intending candidates jostling to hand in their forms. More than 100 have already handed in their papers.