Tonga election date hinted for November 27

There could be only nine months to go until the next election date for the people of Tonga.

The Supervisor of Election, Mr Pita Vuki has told Kaniva News the “date for the election has not been confirmed but we are looking at Thursday 27th November this year.”

In 2010, more than 40,000 people registered for the parliamentary election in which only 36400 votes were cast.

Since then Tonga’s election office said they have registered more than 4,000 new voters – a 10 percent increase.

The last general election was November 25, 2010.

Under the Electoral Act, elections are held for all the representatives of the nobles and the people every four years.

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