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Siaosi Pohiva won the by election of Tongatapu Constituency 1

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 28/11/2019

The eldest son of the former Prime Minister late ‘Akilisi Pohiva won the by-election for Tongatapu Constituency 1.

Siaosi Pohiva won the election with 1160 votes while 1144 voted for Dr. Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua.

The official result was announced by Vake Blake from the Tonga Electoral Commission this afternoon.

From the poling center at Kolomotu’a 222 voted for Siaosi Pohiva and 454 voted for Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua.

In Tongata’eapa, 104 voted for Siaosi while 134 voted for Netatua.

From the polling center at Hala’ovave 253 voted for Siaosi while 153 voted for Netatua.

From Longolongo, 239 voted for Siaosi while 270 voted for Netatua.

And from the polling station at Sopu 312 people voted for Siaosi and 111 voted for Netatua.


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