Papua New Guinea election: accusations of bribery and fake ballot papers

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Papua New Guinea has just closed its polling booths after a fraught 2017 election.

Allegations of corruption and fraud were levelled after many voters’ names were found missing from the electoral roll.


Voting was set to finish across the country on Saturday, but with large numbers of people unable to cast their vote, the polls were still open in some provinces on Sunday.

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Monday, July 10 2017
Featured in storyJonathan Pryke, Melanesia Program Director at the Lowy InstituteWala Ola, Elections Coordinator at Transparency International Papua New GuineaBella, Port Moresby residentRay Kennedy, UNDP Senior Electoral Advisor

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