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Sunday, 14 August 2016 - 8:25
Laws needed to ensure voting rights given no soon as youth turn 18; says Elections Commission
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Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that new laws should be implemented to prevent voting rights not being provided for those who have reached 18 years of age and is eligible to vote, during elections.

The commissioner further stated that even though the electoral list is revised yearly, many are provided with the opportunity to vote only after reaching 19 years of age.
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