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Nominations submit for the forthcoming Presidential election

Nominations submit for the forthcoming Presidential election  President Mahinda Rajapaksa, common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena and 17 other candidates today handed over nominations for the forthcoming Presidential election on 8 January 2015. Objections to nomination papers could be made from 9.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. after handing over of nominations. Nineteen …

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Accepting of postal voting applications begins

Accepting of postal voting applications begins Sri Lanka presidential election  The Elections Department said Postal voting applications are now being accepted for the Presidential election which is to be held on the 8th January. Additional elections commissioner U. Amaradasa stated that the 4th of December would be the closing date.  The time …

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UPFA secures victory in Western & Southern Provincial Council Elections 2014

UPFA secures victory in Western & Southern Provincial Council Elections 2014 The United People’s Freedom Alliance(UPFA) was able to secure a successful victory in the Western and the Southern Provincial Council elections 2014 with a majority of 388,977 votes in the SPC and 683,993 votes in the WPC. Sri Lanka main opposition party …

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Western and Southern provincial polls on March 29

Western and Southern provincial polls on March 29-2014 The Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya announced,The elections for the Western and Southern provincial Councils in Sri Lanka will be held on March 29 and Nominations for the Western and Southern Provincial Councils were accepted from January 30 to February 6. The Election Commissioner …

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Western, Southern PCs dissolved

Western, Southern PCs dissolved The Governors of the Western and Southern Provincial Council have signed the Gazette notifications to dissolve the respective provincial councils. The Chief Ministers of the Southern and Western Provincial Councils had yesterday said they had written to the respective Governors requesting them to dissolve the two councils. …

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Northern,North Western and Central Provincial Council election 2013

Northern,North Western and Central Provincial Council Election Provincial Council election 2013 Sri Lanka’s major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has secured a landslide victory in the first ever provincial council elections held in the Tamil dominated Northern Province. The party swept all the five districts in northern province. Two …

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