Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Elections Department records an increase of over 180,000 new voters
Mon, Feb 11, 2013, 09:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 11, Colombo: The Elections Department of Sri Lanka has recorded an increase of over 180,000 new voters in the 2012 electoral list, which is to be used this year, from a year ago.

The largest increase in the number of new voters has been recorded from the Gampaha and Nuwara Eliya Districts where 20,000 more voters have been registered.

The number of voters in the districts of Colombo, Kandy, Kalutara, Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Galle, and Ratnapura increased by about 9,000 - 12,000.

New voter registrations have been low in the Trincomalee, Wanni, Batticaloa and Polonnaruwa Districts.

According to the Elections Department statistics, total registered voter population in the country stands at 14,451,263 in 2012 while in 2011 it was 14,268,064.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka government ally files petition before Supreme Court against 19th Amendment
-- [8 hours ago]
Leaders of Sri Lanka political parties discuss controversy over post of Opposition Leader
-- [8 hours ago]
Sidath Wettimuny appointed as head of Interim committee to run Sri Lanka Cricket
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police use tear gas to disperse university students' march
-- [9 hours ago]
EU considering Sri Lanka's request to grant GSP+ concession, lift ban on fish exports
Maldivian drug network in Sri Lanka busted
Sri Lanka inflation drops to record low of 0.1% in March 2015
Sri Lanka launches ten-year energy sector plan for knowledge-based economy
Sri Lankan PM hits out at sports and business media in the country
Sri Lanka's former Treasury Secretary questioned over oil hedging deal

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.