All-island Voter Turnout is at 50% – NEC Chairman

All-island Voter Turnout is at 50% – NEC Chairman

All-island Voter Turnout is at 50% – NEC Chairman

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

05 Aug, 2020 | 3:56 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): As of 3:00 pm on Wednesday (Aug 5), the all-island Voter Turnout is at 50%, said Mahinda Deshapriya, the Chairman of the National Elections Commission. 

The highest voter turnout of 70% is recorded from Nuwara-Eliya.

The breakdown of the voter turnout as of 3:00 pm is as follows:

Colombo – 51%

Kalutara – 60%

Matara – 60%

Puttalam – 52%

Galle – 55%

Kurunegala – 55%

Jaffna – 53.38%

Mullaitivu – 61.7%

Hambantota – 60%

Kilinochchi – 57%

Kegalle – 60%

Trincomalee – 50%

Kandy – 55%

Monaragala – 56%

Ratnapura – 67.5%

Badulla – 60%

Ampara – 55.2%

Polonnaruwa – 55%

Gampaha – 53%

Matale – 62%

Nuwara Eliya – 70%

Mannar – 62%

Anuradhapura – 50%

Batticaloa – 55%

Vavuniya – 56%

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