18 Dec 2013

Fiji roll for 2014 elections released

9:41 am on 18 December 2013

The Fiji National Register of Voters has been unveiled by the Attorney General and Minister for Elections Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with 540,164 registered voters on the roll for the 2014 elections.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum says members of the public can now check their names and verify the roll starting this Thursday.

He says the copies of the roll has also been given to the three political parties including Social Democratic and Liberal Party, the Fiji Labour Party and the People's Democratic Party.

Fiji Village online says the National Federation Party will get a copy soon.

The Attorney General also confirmed that 40 copies of the Roll have been printed which cost the Elections Office over 96,000 US dollars

Meanwhile, Fiji Labour Party leader Mahendra Chaudhry confirmed that they have received a copy of the National Register.

He said they have been asking for the register to be made public and he hopes they are readily available for the people.