Mr Tome polled 1366 votes, while runner up Henry Ologa Olebeni collected 1117 votes.
A total of 6409 votes were cast in the election on Wednesday, a very big turn out compared to the national election last year.
About 28 votes were rejected leaving a total of 6381 valid votes casted.
More results of the election are projected in list.
Returning officer, Louis Wale said counting ended peacefully without any disturbances from the candidates’ supporters who were present at the counting venue in Auki.
He said this was a result of the approach taken by them not to leak any information during counting.
“We agreed not to release any information to the media during the counting and told everyone present in the counting venue to switch off their mobile phones,” he said.
“We see this approach working and decided to continue with counting until midnight on Thursday.
“We want to thank everyone for their cooperation which resulted in the peaceful election,” Mr Wale said.
Mr Tome will continue leading the constituency for the next three years.
He replaced late Toswell Kaua who passed away last year following a long illness.
Mr Kaua was elected in 2006 and 2010.
By EDDIE OSIFELO in Auki
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