Voters go to the polls today for Lau/Baelelea and East Honiara bye-elections
Thirty thousand registered voters are in the East Honiara constituency while 15-thousand registered voters are in the Lau Baelelea constituency.
Chief Electoral officer, John Babalu says polling in both constituencies is expected to open at seven o'clock this morning and close at five o'clock in the afternoon.
Mr Babalu says there will be 37 polling stations in East Honiara while 29 polling stations are set up for voters in the Lau Baelelea constituency.
Mr Babalu says counting of votes in the East Honiara constituency is expected to start about nine o'clock tonight and is expected to continue all night before the results are declared.
He says counting will take place at the Honiara City Council Education office.
Mr Babalu says counting of votes in the Lau Baelelea constituency will start tomorrow, Wednesday September 24th at Malu'u station.