The full list is on the way but below are some of the candidates endorsed today by SODELPA to stand under its banner in the September elections.
SODELPA revealed the candidates a short time ago in Suva: some were expected, others relatively newcomers.
Ro Teimumu Kepa
Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu
Bill Gavoka (former Fiji Rugby Union board chair)
Anare Jale (former PSC CEO)
Dr Mere Samisoni (former member for Lami)
Dr Tupeni Baba
Mick Beddoes (ex United Peoples Party and UFDF spokesperson)
Nirmal Singh (ex People's Democratic Party)
Tomasi Vakatora (businessman and ex Amalgamated Telecoms Holdings)
Four Indo-Fijians and seven women made list and more than 100 people were shortlisted.