Currently the sitting MP and National Parliament Speaker Theo Zurenuoc only has a 51 votes buffer in the elimination count.
Finschafen Returning Officer, Essing Ulam told Loop PNG that after the 21st exclusion last night Zurenuoc still maintains lead.
Forty – two candidates endorsed for the Finschafen Open seat in the 2017 National Election.
The progressive tally of the top three candidates are;
Finschafen Open- after the 21st exclusion