At the 31st exclusion for the Talasea Open, Maneke polled above the Absolute majority of 17,439 and declared winner over runner up and outgoing MP Francis Marus who polled 15,796.
Galia collected 19,081 votes to seal the victory.
He was declared on Sunday and officially signed the writ.
Meanwhile, Sasindran Muthuvel retained the Provincial seat as well as Joseph Lelang for the Kandrian Gloucester seat.
Picture: Governor Sasindran Muthuvel with Talasea MP elect Francis Galia Maneke