Saturday, 09 August 2014 - 13:27
42,000 applications for postal voting in Uva
Nearly 42 thousand postal vote applications have been received for the Uva provincial council elections.
26 thousand postal vote applications have been received from the government workers for Badulla district while 15 thousand 994 postal vote applications have been received for Moneragala District.
Assistant election spokespersons of the relevant districts stated that the selection process of postal vote applications is currently underway.
The deadline for submitting postal vote applications for the government workers ended on the 6th of this month.
A senior spokesman of the Election Secretariat stated that the eligible postal vote applications will be certified by the 20th of this month.
Meanwhile, SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithreepala Sirisena stated that the ruling party will achieve a landslide victory at the Uva provincial council elections.