General Electors

Some articles on general electors:

House Of Representatives (Fiji) - Electoral System
... Fijians, 12 Indo-Fijians, and 3 General Electors - Caucasians, Chinese, and other minorities) the latter were allocated to specific ethnic groups (10 indigenous Fijians, 10 Indo-Fijians, and 5 General Electors), but ... Fijians, 19 for Indo-Fijians, 1 for Rotuman Islanders, and 3 for "General Electors" - Europeans, Chinese, Banaban Islanders, and other minorities ...
General Electors (Fiji)
... "General Electors" is the term used in Fiji to identify citizens of voting age who belong, in most cases, to ethnic minorities ... The Constitution defines General Electors as all Fiji citizens who are not registered as being of Fijian, Indian, or Rotuman descent ... multiracial ancestry may opt to enroll either as General Electors, or as descendants of any of the other three groups to which they have an ancestral claim ...
Communal Constituencies (Fiji) - Multiracial Voters
... Multiracial citizens were formerly required to enroll on the General Electors's roll, or according to the race of their father ... and European origin, commonly known as Vasus, have since transferred from the General Electors' communal roll to the Fijian one ... roll, and were failing to provide them with the necessary forms to enroll as General Electors ...
James Ah Koy - Career
... political party, the Fijian Alliance, as a candidate for one of eight seats then reserved for General Electors in the House of Representatives in the parliamentary election of 1982 ... all multiracial people to register on the General Electors' roll, which enrolls all Fijian citizens who are neither indigenous nor of Indian or Rotuman ancestry ... people the option of registering on either the General Electors' roll or on an ethnic role (Fijian, Indo-Fijian, or Rotuman) on which any of their ancestors would ...

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