3004 Preliminary figures show 3332 candidates nominate to contest

Preliminary candidate nomination figures show that 3332 candidates have nominated to contest the 2017 National Election. Out of the 3332 candidates, 165 women candidates have nominated nationwide to contest the male dominated race for Parliament. A total of 3343 candidates contested the 2012 election including 135 females.

CANDIDATE NOMINATION SUMMARY UPDATE - As at 3:00pm 28th April 2017









REGION

PROVINCE

ELECTORATE

MALE

FEMALE

TOTAL NOMINATIONS


HIGHLANDS

 

 

 

 

 


CHIMBU

PROVINCIAL

56

5

61


 

 

CHUAVE

36

1

37


 

 

GUMINE

48

1

49


 

 

KARAMUI/NOMANE

47

0

47


 

 

KEROWAGI

49

1

50


 

 

KUNDIAWA

37

2

39


 

 

SINASINA/YONGOMUGL

36

1

37


 

 

 

309

11

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Chimbu

 

 

 

 

320

EASTERN HIGHLANDS

PROVINCIAL

45

3

48


 

 

DAULO OPEN

50

0

50


 

 

GOROKA OPEN

27

4

31


 

 

HENGANOFI

38

0

38


 

 

KAINANTU

57

0

57


 

 

LUFA

41

0

41


 

 

OBURA-WONENARA

43

4

47


 

 

OKAPA

52

1

53


 

 

UNGGAI-BENNA

31

0

31


 

 

 

384

12

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Eastern Highlands Province

 

 

 

 

396

ENGA

PROVINCIAL

18

0

18


 

 

KANDEP

29

2

31


 

 

KOMPIAM/AMBUM

26

3

29


 

 

LAIGAIP/POGERA

41

2

43


 

 

WABAG

18

0

18


 

 

WAPENAMANDA

22

1

23


 

 

 

154

8

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Enga

 

 

 

 

162

HELA

PROVINCIAL

21

0

21


 

 

KOMO/MAGARIMA

26

2

28


 

 

KOROBA/KOPIAGO

24

1

25


 

 

TARI/PORI

18

0

18


 

 

 

89

3

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Hela

 

 

 

 

92

JIWAKA

PROVINCIAL

52

2

54


 

 

ANGLIMP/SOUTH WAGHI

30

 

30


 

 

JIMI

25

 

25


 

 

NORTH WAGHI

26

3

29


 

 

 

133

5

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Jiwaka

 

 

 

 

138

 

 

 

 

 

 


SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS

PROVINCIAL

24

1

25


 

 

IALIBU/PANGIA

10

0

10


 

 

IMBONGGU

18

0

18


 

 

KAGUA/ERAVE

33

0

33


 

 

MENDI

12

0

12


 

 

NIPA/KUTUBU

19

0

19


 

 

 

116

1

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Southern Highlands Province

 

 

 

 

117

WESTERN HIGHLANDS

PROVINCIAL

20

2

22


 

 

DEI

26

1

27


 

 

HAGEN CENTRAL

13

0

13


 

 

MUL/BUIYER

18

0

18


 

 

TAMBUL/NEBLIYER

18

0

18


 

 

 

95

3

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Western Highlands Province

 

 

 

 

98

MOMASE

 

 

 

 

 


EAST SEPIK

PROVINCIAL

22

4

26


 

 

AMBUNTI/DREKIRKIR

25

1

26


 

 

ANGORAM

26

2

28


 

 

MAPRIK

22

0

22


 

 

WEWAK

26

4

30


 

 

WOSERA/GAWI

26

0

26


 

 

YANGORU/SAUSSIA

16

0

16


 

 

 

163

11

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - East Sepik Province

 

 

 

 

174

MADANG

PROVINCIAL

29

2

31


 

 

BOGIA

38

2

40


 

 

MADANG

26

1

27


 

 

MIDDLE RAMU

34

1

35


 

 

RAI COAST

32

4

36


 

 

SUMKAR

45

1

46


 

 

USINO/BUNDI

49

3

52


 

 

 

253

14

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Madang

 

 

 

 

267

MOROBE

PROVINCIAL

24

1

25


 

 

BULOLO

24

0

24


 

 

FINSCHAFEN

40

2

42


 

 

HUON

32

3

35


 

 

KABWUN

22

2

24


 

 

LAE

47

2

49


 

 

MARKHAM

25

1

26


 

 

MENYAMYA

22

0

22


 

 

NAWAE

41

2

43


 

 

TEWAE-SIASSI

37

 

37


 

 

 

314

13

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Morobe

 

 

 

 

327

WEST SEPIK

PROVINCIAL

30

2

32


 

 

AITAPE/LUMI

19

0

19


 

 

NUKU

9

0

9


 

 

TELEFOMIN

14

2

16


 

 

VANIMO GREEN

20

1

21


 

 

 

92

5

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - East Sepik Province

 

 

 

 

97

NGI

 

 

 

 

 


A/R BOUGAINVILLE

PROVINCIAL

9

0

9


 

 

NORTH BOUGANVILLE

29

2

31


 

 

CENTRAL BOUGANVILLE

19

2

21


 

 

SOUTH BOUGANVILLE

11

1

12


 

 

 

68

5

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - AROB

 

 

 

 

73

EAST NEW BRITAIN

PROVINCIAL

18

1

19


 

 

GAZELLE

17

0

17


 

 

KOKOPO

24

1

25


 

 

POMIO

14

0

14


 

 

RABAUL

6

0

6


 

 

 

79

2

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - East New Britain Province

 

 

 

 

81

MANUS

PROVINCIAL

23

3

26


 

 

MANUS

29

5

34


 

 

 

52

8

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Manus Province

 

 

 

 

60

NEW IRELAND

PROVINCIAL

14

1

15


 

 

KAVIENG

19

3

22


 

 

NAMATTANAI

9

0

9


 

 

 

42

4

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - New Ireland Province

 

 

 

 

46

 

 

 

 

 

 


WEST NEW BRITAIN

PROVINCIAL

19

0

19


 

 

KANDRIAN-GLOUCESTER

17

0

17


 

 

TALASEA

32

0

32


 

 

 

68

0

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - West New Britain Province

 

 

 

 

68

SOUTHERN

 

 

 

 

 


CENTRAL

PROVINCIAL

24

3

27


 

 

ABAU

23

1

24


 

 

GOILALA

29

1

30


 

 

KAIRUKU HIRI

26

1

27


 

 

RIGO

31

8

39


 

 

 

133

14

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Central

 

 

 

 

147

GULF

PROVINCIAL

40

7

47


 

 

KEREMA

49

2

51


 

 

KIKORI

44

3

47


 

 

 

133

12

145


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Gulf Province

 

 

 

 

145

MILNEBAY

PROVINCIAL

10

1

11


 

 

ALOTAU

23

2

25


 

 

ESA'ALA

16

0

16


 

 

KIRIWINA-GOODENOUGH

27

0

27


 

 

SAMARAI - MURUA

20

2

22


 

 

 

96

5

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Milne Bay Province

 

 

 

 

101

NATIONAL CAPITAL DISTRICT

PROVINCIAL

34

3

37


 

 

MORESBY NORTHEAST

45

6

51


 

 

MORESBY NORTHWEST

35

3

38


 

 

MORESBY SOUTH

14

1

15


 

 

 

128

13

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - NCD

 

 

 

 

141

NORTHERN

PROVINCIAL

28

3

31


 

 

IJIVITARI

31

1

32


 

 

SOHE

36

4

40


 

 

 

95

8

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Northern

 

 

 

 

103

WESTERN

PROVINCIAL

45

2

47


 

 

MIDDLE FLY

26

3

29


 

 

NORTH FLY

51

1

52


 

 

SOUTH FLY

49

2

51


 

 

 

171

8

 


 

TOTAL NUMBER OF NOMINATED CANDIDATES - Western Province

 

 

 

 

179











3167

165

3332

3332

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