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Voting in Elpitiya ends; Result by 10 pm

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 11, 2019 19:20

Voting in Elpitiya ends; Result by 10 pm

Voting in the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha polls has successfully ended. The voting percentage is reported to have exceeded 60. Counting of votes is now in progress. Election officials said that they expect to release results before 10 pm today.

Following an issue concerning the nominations at the last Local Government polls, it was not possible to hold the polls for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha on the occasion. The election for the Pradeshiya Sabha was held following a ruling given by the Supreme Court in the related case. Accordingly voting for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha that commenced this morning was held 47 polling booths. The number of registered voters was 53,384. maximum security was provided for the conduct of the poll.

Counting of votes commenced at the respective polling booths after the polls closed at 4.00 p.m. \

Election monitors as well as Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya were at the location to monitor polls. The Elections Chief said that voting was peaceful.

A media conference was held at the end of the polls under the patronage of Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 11, 2019 19:20