THE counting for Bulolo Open electorate will begin today at St Peter's Pastoral Centre in Bulolo after all the security arrangements have been finalized yesterday.
All the ballot boxes for the six LLGs- Waria, Wau Rural, Wau/Bulolo Urban, Watut, Buang and Mumeng have been transported to Bulolo police station and locked up in a container on Thursday, July 05.
Officials reported that all the ballot boxes have been brought into Bulolo and stored away safely and now awaiting the deployment of security forces for counting.
It is understood soldiers and police from Port Moresby will provide security for the counting officials until the declaration is made.
Polling overall in the electorate was quiet and peaceful without any major disturbances from the voters in all the LLG.