Western and Southern PC Elections – voting concludes

Western and Southern PC Elections – voting concludes

Western and Southern PC Elections – voting concludes

Written by Bella Dalima

29 Mar, 2014 | 4:02 pm

The voting for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections have concluded a short while ago.

The Elections Secretariat said that polling conducted in 4,253 voting centres to elect 155 provincial councillors, with the total number of registered voters standing at 5,898,428.

Polling which was commence at 7 a.m.  concluded at 4 p.m.

As of 2.30 pm a voter turnout of over 40 percent reported from the districts voting for the elections which includes Gampaha, Kalutara, Galle, Matara districts.

Deputy Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohammed said that around 43,000 state officials  deployed for election duty.

 

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