15 Sep 2014

Fiji campaigning closes

7:17 am on 15 September 2014

Campaigning for the general elections has now finished in Fiji.

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Photo: RNZI Philippa Tolley

Parties have to make sure all posters, signs and banners were taken down last night.

But the drive to explain the policies of the 7 parties standing has ended with accusations from a number of sides that voters were being misinformed and mislead.

Several parties say the prospect ininstability has been raised to worry voters.

But the leader of the National Federation Party, Biman Prasad, has quashed any idea of unrest.

"I don't believe there will be any instability. In fact we have had instability in the last seven and a half years. Fear, intimidation, abuse of office, lack of transparency, accountability. That's instability."

Voting gets underway on Wednesday and and indication of the outcome if expected later that evening.