This is O'Neill's fourth term to be elected as the MP for Ialibu-Pangia.
After count 115, O'Neill collected 48,714 votes.
Officially declaring him at around 12.30pm was Ialibu-Pangia Returning Officer Michael Ariando, in the presence of counting officials, scrutineers and supporters.
O'Neill has gone past the 50% +1 absolute majority, with a surplus of more than 17,000 votes.
More updates to come...
(During O’Neill’s declaration today in Mendi, SHP)