Gure was declared after edging PNC’s Ano Pala by 101 votes.
Gure shot to the top after the 37th exclusion of Turai Elemi.
Gure raked in a massive 614 votes from Elemi’s 5980 votes.
Pala was forced down to the second where he was eliminated at the 36th exclusion.
Member elect for Rigo Open, an Independent candidate Lekwa Gure, was declared at 1pm today with a total of 7335 votes, exceeding the absolute majority of 7283.