14 Jul 2016

By-election on Tonga's Vava'u today

7:00 am on 14 July 2016

Nearly 2,800 voters have the opportunity to vote in a by-election in Tonga today.

The Vava'u Number 16 seat is being contested following the conviction of the former tourism minister 'Etuate Lavulavu.

He was found guilty of conspiracy to commit bribery and overspending during the 2014 election campaign.

There are 12 polling centres in Vava'u and one each in Tongatapu, Ha'apai, 'Eua and the two Niuas.

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