Tag: Elections Commission

Faiszer Musthapha

Establishing LG bodies postponed

The establishing of the Local Government institutions, for which elections were recently held, has been postponed until March 20 on the request of the Elections Commission, Minister Faiszer Musthapha said. The Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government made this announcement during a press conference held in Colombo today (27). The 8,325 new

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Mohamed Muzammil

EC attempting to destabilise LG Bodies – NFF

The National Freedom Front today accused the Elections Commission of attempting to destabilise Local Government Bodies in the country, by delaying the announcement of the overall results of the 2018 Local Authority Elections. The Spokesperson of the NFF, Mohamed Muzammil said the public have raised concerns over the delay, adding that a change in decimals

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L G Elections: Voting commences

The voting of the Local Government Election held under a mixed system for the first time in Sri Lanka began at 7 this morning, and will conclude at 4 p.m. 10,576,862 people are eligible to cast their vote at this election. The Local Government Election is being held this year to appoint 8,356 members for 340 local government bodies. These include 24

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Rohana Hettiarachchi, PAFFREL

Maintain ‘Silent Period’ – PAFFREL

Election Monitoring Bodies have requested all individuals and groups to refrain from direct or indirect involvement in any and all election activities, during the ‘silent period’ announced by the Elections Commission, ahead of the 2018 Local Authority Elections scheduled to be held on Saturday. Director of the Peoples Action For Free and Fair Elections

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Mahinda Deshapriya

Election complaints can now be sent via SMS

The Elections Commission today introduced a new method for the public to submit election-related complaints concerning the upcoming Local Government Election using text messages. Election Commission chairman Mahinda Deshapriya requested to forward such complaints by typing “EC EV (relevant district) (description of complaint)” and send to 1919.

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