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Postal voting for the February 10 Local Government elections will begin tomorrow

 

Postal voting for the February 10 Local Government elections will begin tomorrow. Director General of Election Commission, R. L.A.M. Ratnayaka says that Officials of the police stations, Divisional Secretariats, District Secretariats and election office could cast their postal votes tomorrow. Postal voting for employees at other government institutions will be held on the 25th and 26th of this month. Party representatives who work in those offices cannot participate in monitoring the voting. The official said that one representative of the independent groups or political observer organizations can monitor the voting. The Election Commission says it has accepted around 560,000 applications for postal voting at the local government polls.

Post Master General Rohana Abeyratne says that 40 percent of the distribution of official poll cards for the forthcoming local government election has already been completed.