Transportation of ballot boxes started - First postal vote result before 10pm tomorrow

Friday, 20 September 2013 - 13:19


Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that the first official postal vote result of tomorrow’s Provincial Council election could be released by 10pm.


A journalist asked during a media briefing held at the Election Secretariat this morning that certain candidates use SMS service and continue their propaganda although the deadline for election campaigns expired.


The Election Commissioner in reply stated that a complaint must be lodged by the receiver of the message and he does not have the authority to prevent the sms’s


He also said that the polling will be declared null and void, if any incident intimidating a free and fail election is reported from any of the polling stations.

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