The Daily Post was informed by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission that the date for the 2020 General Elections will be confirmed after the Luganville Municipal Council (LMC) elections.
“The logistics and the date for the 2020 general elections will be determined once the Luganville Municipal Council elections is over,” says Mr Martin Tete, Chairman of the Electoral Commission.
The official date will be determined after consultations with the Electoral Commission and authorities responsible for the national parliamentary general elections. A budget will be set, logistics in place, and the actual official date for the 2020 general elections.
The Daily Post understands that the life of the current parliament will end in January 2019 — only three and half months away.
In the meantime, political parties and politicians are gearing up for the 2020 general elections which citizens as well as politicians described as politically, economically and socially decisive because it will be 40 years after independence 1980.
Being a Christian country, the Christians in Vanuatu as well as politicians say whoever runs the country after 2020 general elections will lead Vanuatu into ‘a promised land’.