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Friday 6 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complaint has been lodged by a voter on behalf of the unsuccessful candidate Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua, calling to void the Tongatapu 1 By Election results, alleging electoral irregularities and malpractice. There were only two candidates in the November 28 By Election that was won by Siaosi Pohiva with a margin of only 16 votes.
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Friday 29 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No complaints of electoral infringement or applications for recount had been received by the Electoral Commission on November 29, following the closely-fought Tongatapu 1 By-Election.
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Thursday 28 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siaosi Vailahi Pohiva won the Tongatapu 1 By-election for a seat in the Tonga Legislative Assembly, only 16 votes ahead of Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua in a tight race, after the result was announced in Nuku'alofa this evening.
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Monday 25 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two candidates will contest the Tongatapu 1 By-Election on Thursday November 28. Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua and Siaosi Pohiva, both campaigning for a seat in the Tonga Legislative Assembly, last week talked about their priorities for their constituency.
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Thursday 31 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Registration of voters in Tongatapu 1 remains open until the second week of November, before the printing of the electoral roll for the Constituency no. 1 By-Election on Thursday, November 28.
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Tuesday 21 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Registered voters in Tonga are expected to head to the polls on May 30 and elect their new Town and District Officers to take office for the next three-years. The number of candidates has decreased since the last elections in 2016.
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Monday 20 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Increasing the number of voters in Tonga's elections is one of the main aims of a new NZD$1.5m three-year program signed under a Memorandum of Understanding between the New Zealand and Tonga Electoral Commissions, at the Electoral Office at Fasi today, 20 May.
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Friday 1 December 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Invitation for nominations to elect a Prime Minister has been sent out to all elected representatives today, after the Writ of Election was returned to the King on November 30 in Nuku'alofa,
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Thursday 23 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s new parliament was elected by less than half of the country. Only 47.9% of voters cast their votes for winning candidates. Furthermore, 10 of the 17 People’s Representatives who were elected in last week’s snap general election, were supported by less than half of the total number of voters who turned out in their respective constituencies.
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Friday 17 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Return of the Writs of Election to the King is expected to be returned sooner then the required date of November 30, said the Supervisor of Elections Pita Vuki today.
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Friday 17 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
67% of registered Tongan voters turned out to cast their votes in the General Election 2017 held on November 16.
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Friday 17 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All nine cabinet ministers of Tonga's Caretaker Government were re-elected in Tonga's snap General Election yesterday 16 November. The successful candidates were announced by the Electoral Commissioner, Pita Vuki, before 10.00 pm last night. UPDATE: All candidates results.
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Thursday 16 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Vaha’i has won a seat in parliament after winning a coin toss against Lord Vaea after he tied with the former Tongatapu No. 1 Noble's Representative.
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Thursday 16 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nobles will toss a coin at 5.30pm to decide who will win the Tongatapu No. 3 Nobles' Representative seat because of a tied result between Lord Vaea and Lord Vaha'i.
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Thursday 16 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Polling stations across Tonga opened this morning at 9:00am for the 2017 General Election to elect the 17 People's Representatives to the Legislative Assembly.
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Wednesday 15 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With the General Election tomorrow Thursday, November 16 candidates have wound-up their campaigns after weeks of running rowdy floats parade, alongside radio, television programmes and community meetings throughout Tonga.
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Tuesday 14 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Commonwealth Observer Group arrived in Tonga on 9 November to observe Tonga’s 2017 National Parliamentary Elections that will take place on Thursday, 16 November.
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Wednesday 8 November 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With a week left before Tongans head to the polls on Thursday November 16, there are 59,003 voters registered, after a supplementary electoral roll was published last week.
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Monday 6 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The process of forming Tonga's new government and choosing a Prime Minister following the November 16 General Election, will start on or before November 30, but the process may continue to mid-December.
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Tuesday 31 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A recent amendment to Tonga's Electoral Act in early September makes it possible for five life peers to stand as candidates for the Tongan Parliament when nobles elect their nine representatives on 16 November, the Electoral Commissioner, Pita Vuki told an Election Reporting Workshop this morning. Nobles and Life Peers are not subject to the same scrutiny given to the nominations for the People's Representatives.
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