Election field trip

PUBLISHED : Friday, 31 July, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 31 July, 1998, 12:00am

Nine officials responsible for elections in nearly one million mainland villages will go to Atlanta, Georgia, next month to learn about US poll procedures. 'The officials will observe the collection of results in two counties to give them ideas for standardising the village system,' said a spokesman for the Carter Centre.