The Governor General, Sir David Vunagi has officially announced 19 May 2021 as the date for holding of the National Parliament By-Election for the South Choiseul Electoral Constituency.
The South Choiseul seat was vacant following an election petition against the former Member of Parliament last year.
Meanwhile, Chief Electoral Officer Mrs Jane Waetara has appoint Mr Henry Deva to be the returning officer for the South Choiseul Electoral Constituency under section 26(1) of the Electoral Act 2018.
Similarly, Mrs Waetara also appointed Mr Nelson Kere Tanito to be the election manager for Choiseul Province under section 25(1) of the Electoral Act 2018.
Further details of the election process can be obtained from the Electoral Commission Office in Honiara.