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Nobles By-Election for Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou District

The three Nobles of the electoral district of Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou elected Lord Fusitu’a in a by-election held yesterday Thursday 22nd May, 2014 to be their representative to the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, replacing his father the late Lord Fusitu’a who passed away on 24th April, 2014. He will represent the nobles for the ‘Ongo Niua’ for the rest of the current Parliamentary term before the next General Election in November this year.

The by-election was held at the Palace Office, Nuku’alofa from 10:00am to 12:00 noon and was attended by all three nobles of Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou namely, Lord Fotofili, Lord Fusitu’a and Lord Tangipa. Lord Fusitu’a was elected by 2 votes.

 

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For further information, contact the Tonga Electoral Commission at:

Ph: +676 26884/ 28820

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