24 May 2008

Niue Premier and Cabinet returned un-opposed as nominations close

8:15 am on 24 May 2008

Niue's premier, Young Vivian, and his three member Cabinet have been

re-elected unopposed when nominations for the June 7th general election closed.

Some seats have been unopposed but others are being contested.

In the main village of Alofi South four long-time residents are seeking election to the Legislative Assembly.

Nineteen nominations have been lodged for the six common roll seats with previous Assembly members seeking re-election.

One candidate is the island's veteran Secretary of Justice Togia Sioneholo.