Votes from Fiji police and military officers split between Rabuka and Bainimarama


Early final results indicate that People’s Alliance Leader Sitiveni Rabuka is gaining a lot of votes from polling stations where police officers cast their votes.

The result app shows that of the 130 voters who voted at the Fiji Police Southern Division Headquarters, Rabuka collected 41 votes, FijiFirst Leader Voreqe Bainimarama secured 32 votes, and the remainder was shared among others.

Rabuka also won 29 votes from the 102 votes cast at the Fiji Police Western Division Headquarters.

Bainimarama gained 27 votes from this venue.

Of the 118 votes cast at the Valelevu Police Bure, 42 were in Rabuka’s favor, while 31 were obtained by Bainimarama.

Meanwhile, Bainimarama has so far only secured his highest vote from police polling venues at the Sigatoka Police Bure.

He managed to collect 29 votes, while Rabuka collected 24 from the venue.

Results from 11 venues where police officers voted have already been released by the FEO.

Bainimarama has also secured the highest votes from military personnel who voted at the RFMF Strategic Headquarters.

He received 61 votes from this location, while former Commander Viliame Naupoto received 17 police votes and Rabuka received only 11 votes.

So far, this is the only venue where military officers voted, and its results have been released.

The Fijian Elections Office will progressively update the results App.

As of 12pm Friday People’s Alliance has 17,737 votes followed by FijiFirst 9,310, SODELPA 2,947 National Federation Party 2,022, Unity Fiji 1,332 and WUFP 909. On candidates count Voreqe Bainimarama is leading with 6,103 vote a total of 17.3 percent while Sitiveni Rabuka has 4,543 votes a total of 12.75 percent.
In a statement, the FEO said the next update will be at 5pm and 10pm.

Saturday the results App will be updated at 6am, 12pm, 5pm and 10pm.

On Sunday final results will be updated at 6am.