Robert is still leading the race but with Poia closing in – in an 8-vote difference – as of 3:30pm today.
Counting for Goilala Open has been suspended for a short recess after count 16.
Incumbent sitting member William Samb still holding on at the fifth spot.
Loop PNG visited the counting venue at the Gordon Police Barracks gymnasium.
Following are the progressive results after count 16.
Goilala Open - after count 11