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Former Tuvalu government secretary and political new comer Isaia Taape won Vaitupu’s bye-election on Wednesday.
Taape secured a little over half the 1,100 votes, 41 votes ahead of Melton Paka Tauetia.
Acting Secretary to Government Fakavae Taomia said that Taape who is currently at Vaitupu Island will arrive in Funafuti this week and following Cabinet meeting tomorrow, information pertaining to the winning candidate will be clarified.
He is expected to be sworn in as a Member of Parliament at its next session scheduled for mid-August.
SOURCE: TUVALU GOVT/PACNEWS
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