Manus Open

Manus gives PNC two more members


This follows the elimination of National Alliance candidate Leslie Roai who polled 4681 votes after the 24th exclusion.

His ballot papers were distributed between Benjamin and People’s Movement for Change candidate, George Sikin.

Benjamin collected a total of 7,371 votes to secure the seat.

Meantime for the Manus Open seat PNC also managed to come home with another candidate in the likes of Job Pomat.

Job Pomat managed to secure 6,844 votes to be take the seat.

Manus progressive results after count 18

In the Manus open seat, Professor Peter Petsul has jumped into third place, replacing incumbent Manus MP Ronny Knight who was on that spot at the end of court 16 this morning.

Another major change since count 16 for the Manus regional seat is PNG Constitutional Democratic Party candidate, Martin Kele-eh Warek who moved into the top five and is sitting on the fifth place.

Manus regional seat- after count 18      

​22 nominated so far in Manus

Manus Election Manager, Sponsa Navi, told Loop PNG that both current members of the province have not yet nominated.

He said in the Regional seat, 10 candidates have nominated while 12 candidates have nominated to run for the Open seat.

Those who nominated for the Manus Regional Seat include;  Ken Kuso, George Sikin, Francis Kari Masu, Qwentan Kiliwi Chollaii, wife of former Madang Governor Jim Kas - Dr Theresa Kamau Kas, Elijah Kireng Pokarop, Dr Hilda H Polume, Leslie Roai, former Governor Michael Sapau :and Martin Kele-eh Warek.