3 Jun 2013

68 candidates stand in Nauru election

2:43 pm on 3 June 2013

68 candidates have been nominated to contest this Saturday's election to fill the 19 seats in the Nauru parliament.

Nominations closed on Saturday, with nominees given until Wednesday to withdraw.

After that the final list will be made public.

All the prominent names in Nauru politics in recent years are on the list.