The distribution of polling cards and ballot boxes to Senior Election Officers in-charge have commenced this morning (09), the Election Commission announced.
Speaking at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday (08), the Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, said that all preparations are made for the elections, adding that the public should use their power to vote fearlessly.
Saying, “The vote is your right, power and future, Deshapriya requested every voter to enjoy the privilege.
The Local Government elections will be held from 7.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. tomorrow to elect 8,325 candidates for 340 Local Government bodies.
The counting of votes and postal votes will commence after the conclusion of voting.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Election Commission said that legal action would be taken against public servants who avoid election duties.
Sources : asianmirror
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