Jun 12, 2020

15 model polling stations to be trialled over the weekend

Commissioner General of Election Commission, Saman Sri Rathnayake 15 model polling stations will be trialled in the next two days (June 13 - 14).

These model polling centers will be held in selected districts, he said with a centre for two or three districts each.

He added that two such polling stations will be held in an area near a tea estate in Nuwara Eliya as well as in Haputale.

Postal voting from tomorrow

Meanwhile, Mr. Rathnayake also said that the postal voting of the General Election will take place on July 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Public servants who are unable to cast their votes will be able to cast postal votes on July 20 and 21 at the respective District Secretariats.

The relevant process of casting postal votes and the health guidelines will be issued in due course.

The general election will be held on the Aug. 05