The Supervisor of Election Pita Vuki made the announcement during a televise programme last night.

He said His Majesty King Tupou VI has endorsed the date.

The Legislative Assembly of Tonga was dissolved by the King in August and hence the early election.

Nobles will cast their vote from 10am-12pm and for voters electing the People’s Representative from 9-4pm

Meanwhile eligible voters are being advised to register to ballot in two months’ time.

They are advised to register with the Tonga Electoral Commission in Tongatapu, Vava’u and Ha’apai at the Governor’s Office while Eua and the Niuas at the Government Representative’s office.

Registration of candidates to run in the election is set for September 27 and the 28.

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