Postal Voting for LG Poll postponed indefinitely

Postal Voting for LG Election postponed indefinitely

by Zulfick Farzan 14-02-2023 | 3:19 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Postal Voting for the Local Government Election was postponed indefinitely, said the  National Election Commission on Tuesday (14).

A Senior Official at the NEC told News 1st that the decision was taken as the funds required to print the ballot papers for the Postal Vote were not received.

The National Election Commission had planned for the Postal Vote to take place on 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of February 2023.

The National Election Commission informed the Political Party Secretaries that it will not be able to direct the ballot papers for Postal Voting tomorrow (15), as previously planned. 

This was revealed by the Secretaries of the Political Parties who met with the National Election Commission on Tuesday (14) morning.

The Secretaries of the Political Parties  revealed that the National Election Commission is yet to decide on whether or not the Local Government Election will be held on the 9th of March 2023.