Fiji

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How is the national electoral register created?
  • Created by the EMB using its own data collection and/or other sources of data
If electoral register is created by the EMB, which method is used?
  • A continuous register (voter data is continuously collected and updated between electoral events)
If electoral register is created by the EMB, what type of technology used for collecting registration data?
  • Digital voter registration kits/computers, off-line
If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
  • Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Is the biometric data used in voter identification at polling stations?
  • No
Is technology used for identifying voters at polling stations (electronic poll books)?
  • No
How technology is used in relation paper voter lists?
  • Not applicable

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Is e-voting currently used in any elections with EMB participation?
  • Yes, in other elections with EMB participation (e.g. election of trade union leaders, non-binding referendums)
If e-voting is currently being used, what type(s) of technology used?
  • Direct recording electronic (DRE) voting machines with and without voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)
  • Electronic ballot printers (EBPs)
If e-voting is currently being used, is it taking place in controlled or uncontrolled environment?
  • E-voting takes place in controlled environment
If e-voting is currently being used, is it available for all voters or only some groups of voters?
  • Available only to those who are registered in the Trade Union and student body electoral roll.
If e-voting is NOT currently being used, what is the current status of e-voting in general?
  • Though e-voting is not used in General Elections, it has recently been introduced in the Trade Union and student body elections.

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Are official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system?
  • Yes
If official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system, at which level results are entered into an electronic tabulation system?
  • National (central) EMB level
In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to establish final results?
  • 4 days
In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to announce certified results?
  • 4 days

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Does the country use open source software in electoral processes?
  • Using open source systems have never been considered
What are the key reasons for or against using open source systems?
  • Open source technologies create security risks for EMBs. Source codes may allow for certain vulnerabilities that may be damaging for EMBs. Secondly, for the support of a large scale operations like elections we require a stable and tested technology. Therefore open source technologies were never considered in Fiji.
What types of open source systems have been considered or used?
  • Not applicable

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Does the country provide individual online voter registration/polling assignment checks?
  • Yes, assigned polling station using online interface
  • Yes, confirmation of registration using mobile phone
  • Yes, assigned polling station using mobile phone
Does the country publish the statistical overview of voter lists online?
  • Yes, at the national level
Does the country publish full voter registers at the polling station level online?
  • No
Does the country publish full voter registers at the national level online?
  • No
Does the country publish the lists of parties and/or candidates registered for elections online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
Does the country publish the election (voting) results online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of aggregation?
  • National results are published
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of detail?
  • Full details (total votes cast, votes cast for each candidate/party, invalid votes)
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the timing of publication of results?
  • After availability of final results
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, are historical results also available?
  • Yes
Does the country publish seat allocation data online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
Does the country publish candidate/party financing reports online?
  • No