26 Oct 2018

Provisional voters' list completed for Solomons election

4:51 pm on 26 October 2018

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission has completed a provisional voters' list for next year's elections.

Ballot box with person casting vote on blank voting slip

Photo: photka/123RF

Tens of thousands of Solomon Islanders turned out to register last month with more than 50,000 expected to be added to the 286,000 names on the roll which was last updated in 2014.

Members of the public will have a week from 29 October to scrutinise the list after which an omissions and objections period opens.

Within this period, any registered person can seek to correct their own details or challenge the eligibility of others on the list.

People found by electoral authorities to have registered multiple times will only have their most recent registration added to the final list.

The Electoral Commission is urging everyone who has registered to check the provisional list carefully when it's released on Monday.

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