The provisional results of the 2021 Niue Village Council Elections were completed today and released by Chief Electoral Officer Darren Tohovaka and Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Richard Siataga just after 8 pm tonight.
The names of the top five candidates for each of the six villages as listed below. The final results will be released next week.
For the village of Tamakautoga, a total of 52 votes were cast today, and newcomer Sean Billy Tukutama topping the polls with 48 votes. There were no invalid votes.
Tafakato Huipunu PAOLA
Hiki Togia PUHEKE
Lavea Amanaki PUHEKE
Sean Billy TUKUTAMA
For the village of Liku with 42 votes cast with no invalid votes. Sifa McMillan Pulehetoa and Simi Tominiko topping the list with 27 votes each.
Newland Tulitoatama POUMALE
Sifa McMillan PULEHETOA
For the village of Hikutavake where a total of 17 votes were cast with no invalid votes and Felicity Iulioonta Pulehetoa leading with 14 votes.
Felicity Iulioonta PULEHETOA
Antony Guz TOHOVAKA
For the village of Tuapa with a total of 56 votes, Sione Pokau Sionetama topping the list with 48 votes. There were no invalid votes.
Priscilla Iloilo MOKALEI
Sione Pokau SIONETAMA
A total of 33 votes were cast today for the village of Makefu where newcomer Ernie Judy Tohovaka leading with 25 votes. There were no invalid votes.
Tioneatali Kemusiaki LOLANI
Ernie Judy TOHOVAKA
Newcomer Emani Fakaotimanava-Lui topped the polls for the village council seats of Alofi Tokelau with 55 votes out of the total 64 votes cast. There were no invalid votes.
Emani Haile FAKAOTIMANAVA-LUI
EJ Embey Jnr STRICKLAND
The final results for the 2021 village council elections will be released next week.