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* Voting for Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election begins
Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 10:29 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: Casting votes for the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha election commenced at 07.00 am today. The voting will be held at 47 polling stations till 4:00 pm.

As per the 2018 Local Authorities Electoral Register, 53,384 persons are eligible to cast their ballot.

Among the 155 candidates vying from five recognized political parties, 28 will be elected as councilors.

Security has been beefed up with the deployment of 193 police officers at the election centers.

The Galle District Returning Officer Somaratne Vidanapathirana says he is confident that the results of the Elpitiya PS election will be released before 10 pm tonight.


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