Need laws on the maximum amount that can be spent by a candidate for an election #GenElecSL

Sunday, 26 July 2015 - 10:20


Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that if laws are introduced the maximum amount of money that can be spent by a candidate at an election, an even more free and fair election can be held.

The Elections Commissioner stated that in comparison to previous elections, this time around the amount cut outs, posters and election related violence had seen a decrease

In 2010 there were nearly 100 election related violence, but this time around only 12 incidents have been reported.

Elections Commissioner speaking further expressed these views.


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