The following media statement was published by the Joint International Observer Group on 12 June 2015 regarding their observations of the 2015 ABG General Election.
An international observer group has finished observing the 2015 Autonomous Region of Bougainville’s election, following an invitation from the Papua New Guinea and Autonomous Bougainville Governments. International observers were present across North, Central and South Bougainville throughout the polling, sorting and counting periods of the election. The group included representatives from Australia, the European Union, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Continue reading
Below is the list of all the elected members of the Bougainville House of Representatives. In brackets is their status on whether they are new members or have defended their seats during the election. Continue reading
THE writs for the 2015 ABG General Elections will be returned tomorrow. The acting Bougainville Electoral Commissioner, Mr George Manu will be returning the writs to ABG Speaker Andrew Miriki.
This ceremony will take place at the ABG parliament chamber at 4pm. The return of writs will mark the completion of the 2015 ABG General Elections.
COUNTING for the 2015 ABG General Elections is now complete.
This follows the declarations of the last two seats, north regional seats for women and former combatants a few minutes ago. Continue reading
DR Chief John Momis has been re-elected president of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
He was declared the president-elect by the Regional Returning Officer John Itanu this morning, defeating eight other candidates also vying for the presidential seat. Continue reading
COUNTING of ballots for the constituency seats in South and Central region in this ABG General Elections is nearing completion. Continue reading
ABG President Dr Chief John Momis is still leading the race for the presidential seat with a huge margin of votes received. Continue reading
A TOTAL of thirteen declarations have already been made for various constituency seats in the Bougainville House of Representatives. These include three in North Region, five in Central Region and five in South Region. Continue reading
ALL Presidential ballots from Central and South Bougainville have already been transported to the North Region counting centre in Buka.
The ballot boxes were transported under tight police escort to the counting centre at the Hutjena secondary school just after midday today. Continue reading
Today, 30 May 2015, the Acting Electoral Commissioner, Mr George Manu, released the following statement:
Following my press conference on Thursday, I am pleased to report that counting of the ballot papers has commenced in all three regions at the counting centres in Arawa, Buin and Buka. Continue reading