Nov 17, 2019

EC to summon all presidential candidates soon Featured

Election Commissioner - Mahinda Deshapriya has said it could be possible to announce the final result of the presidential election after summoning all Presidential candidates from around 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm.

However, he added that it cannot be stated definitively.

Regardless, he added that all election results could be released in around 06 hours.

Mr. Deshapriya said that the lengthy ballot paper and adverse weather conditions in the districts of Ratnapura, Kegalle and Badulla were main reasons for the delays.

So far, results of over 160 seats, postal voting and 22 districts have been announced.