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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 - 12:58
Elections Commissioner summons additional elections commissioners to Colombo
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Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has decided to summon all the additional elections commissioners to Colombo on the 15th of this month.

A senior spokesperson at the elections secretariat stated that special attention will be given to issues regarding the voters list for 2012 at this meeting.

More than 90,000 multiple registrations have been received by the elections secretariat this time as well.

The senior spokesperson further stated that another issue faced by the elections secretariat is that the National Identity Card numbers of certain voters have not been included in the lists.

Meanwhile investigations regarding the corrections made to the voters list with regards to rights and objections raised began yesterday.

The elections secretariat has received 81,861 rights requests and 1,393 objections with regards to the corrections made to the voters list.

The senior spokesperson at the elections secretariat also stated that the elections commissioner will issue stringent instructions regarding this during the discussions scheduled to be held on the 15th.

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