Postal vote results delayed

The postal vote results of the 2019 Presidential election has been delayed. Election Commission Chairman, Mahinda Deshapriya said that the counting of postal votes had...

Van topples while transporting ballot boxes

A van transporting ballot boxes toppled over a precipice while on its way to a counting center in Badulla. The van had been carrying the...

Around 80 percent voter turnout recorded as polls end

Around 80 percent voter turnout was recorded as the 2019 Presidential election ended this evening. PAFFREL said that among the incidents noted on Election Day,...

Concerns raised with EC over stranded voters

Concerns have been raised with the National Elections Commission (EC) over voters being stranded at some places without transport to return home. The Centre for...

ACJU denies urging Muslims to boycott election

The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) denied claims it had urged Muslims to boycott the election today. The ACJU said that a false statement was...

Voter turnout around 50% in most areas

Voter turnout at the 2019 Presidential election was around 50% in most areas as of 12 noon today. According to election officials, as of 12...

EU gathers information on polls related incidents

European Union election observers have begun gathering information on incidents related to the Presidential election reported today. The Chief Observer of the European Union Election...

Army contradicts Police claims on North roadblocks

The Army today insisted that there was no move to block voters in the North by placing new roadblocks. Army sources in Jaffna denied reports...

Multiple election related incidents reported

Multiple election related incidents have been reported around the country just before voting began and during voting, election monitors and the Police reported. The Centre...

Voting underway to elect Sri Lanka’s new President

Voting is underway to elect Sri Lanka's new President with the main contenders being New Democratic Front (NDF) Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa and Sri...