Criminal and electoral complaints by failed Vanuatu candidates | Pacific Beat

Criminal and electoral complaints by failed Vanuatu candidates

Criminal and electoral complaints by failed Vanuatu candidates

Updated 19 November 2012, 9:50 AEDT

As people wait for the election of the new Vanuatu government failed candidates are claiming bribery and corruption may have been involved in their defeats.

Even the head of the Electoral Commission says there were major problems with the electoral roll and it will need a major revamp before then next election.

A group of losing candidates are preparing a legal challenge to the results and are hoping the court orders a new vote in their electorates.

Presenter:Richard Ewart

Speaker:Jenny Ligo, failed indendent candidate, Vanuatu election

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