Voting to elect Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President begins
Voting to elect the country’s seventh Executive President commenced a few minutes ago in 22 administrative districts.
A total of 35 candidates are vying to replace Maithripala Sirisena as the Head of State.
The casting of ballots for the 2019 Presidential Election will take place till 5pm at 12,845 polling centres, amidst heightened security while a total of 15,996,092 persons are eligible to cast their vote.
The eighth Presidential Election is being worked-off under the 2018 Electoral Register. The marking of postal ballots by state officials, Policemen and other persons on election duty took place on the 31st of October, and on the 3rd, 4th and the 7th of November.
The Gampaha District has the highest number of registered voters in the country with 1,751,892 electors, while the lowest number is recorded from the Trincomalee District with 281,114.
A total of 1,550 centres have been set up across the country for the counting of ballots.
The Election Commission said 371 centres will be used for counting of postal votes while officers have been deployed to 1,179 centres to count ballots.
The Election Commission said the counting of postal votes will commence around 5:30 this evening while the counting of ballot papers will begin at 8pm.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said the first postal vote will be released before midnight.
(Source: News Radio)
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The journey has begun,
The journey to Glory; the journey to Utopia.
30 years of Glory under the leadership of the Medamulana Clan, the sons of the Lion of Ruhuna.
Tomorrow, the victor, GR, will take oaths as President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in grandiose fashion, with crackers lighting the night in every corner of the Nation including Mullivaikkal where the last battle was fought and kiribath in the streets.
Welcome to the New Era, where aspirations of the Masses will be implemented with military precision.
The Rajapaksa family, I salute thee !!!!
I was wondering where you identified the ’30 years of glory’.
After much thought, I believe the 30 years of glory comes from:
GR – 10 years
Namal R – 10 years
Yoshitha R – 10 years.
Total = 30 years.
Am I right?
The best thing about the Election is that Pamb*ya Sirisena will dissapear on Monday 18 Nov 2019.
Pamb*ya Sirisena is an insult to the Executive Presidency of our Nation.
He never cared about the law and the constitution.
He is most illiterate and corrupt of all Executive Presidents.
He loses his immunity on Monday 18 Nov 2019,
Hope he is sued and sent to jail.
Dear Kota Katu,
You are on the spot.
30 Golden Years of Glory begins tomorrow.
GR, NR and YR – 10 years each.
We will be Singapore in a couple of years under Mr GR, as President.
Everthing working to clockwise precision, land flowing with milk and honey.
Wonder where Bathiutheen will be? Hizbullah will be the new Muslim chief.