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By Staff Reporter : PNG Today

PNC adds two more MPs from Manus

The Peoples' National Congress (PNC) candidates for Manus Regional and Open have retained  their seats back after the final round of elimination .  Sitting Governor Charlie Benjamin collected 7, 371 votes after the final round of elimination and was declared winner by the returning officer.

While  Jomb Pomat for the Manus Open also  another PNC candidate,   collected 6,844 votes and was declared winner by the returning officer.

The number of the ruling Party PNC is  now increasing and more are yet to be added as most candidates endorsed by the party  are leading the counting around the country. So far  the declared candidates under the PNC party are:

1. James Marape - Tari - Pori  (Hela)
2. Justin Tkatchenko - Moresby South (NCD)
3. Peter O'Neill - Ialibu- Pangia (SHP)
4. Charlie Benjamin - Manus Regional - Manus
5. Job Pomat- Manus Open- Manus

So far the PNC Party has 5 members. An independent candidate  Petrus Thomas who won the Koroba-Kopiago  Open seat has also joined the PNC party taking the number to 6 members.

Posted by Staff Reporter : PNG Today on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Filed under , , . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Share this Article


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