The acceptance of postal voting applications for the local government election concludes today, December 22. According to the Elections Commission, postal voting applications must be handed over to the District Returning Officers before 4:30 p.m. today.,
Additional Elections Commissioner, Saman S. Ratnayake stated that six complaints of elections violations have been lodged with the Commission, so far.
Meanwhile, steps have been taken to limit the leave granted to officials attached to the Elections Commission until the Local Government Election concludes. The Commission stated that this decision was taken to make efficient the procedure of elections.
The Local Government Election is scheduled to be held on February 10, 2018.