Revision of 2019 Electoral Register to begin today

2019-05-15 at 11:55

The Election Commission of Sri Lanka will today commence the process of revising the 2019 Electoral Register.

Accordingly the 2019 Electoral List will be distributed to all households in the country by respective Grama Niladhari officers.

The Election Commission noted that the distribution of the electoral registers to households will commence today while the duly filled and completed forms will be collected after the 6th of June.

Speaking to NewsRadio, National Coordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Elections Violence Manjula Gajanayake urged all eligible Sri Lankans to register to be an elector.

Manjula Gajanayake said although every Sri Lankan citizen is entitled for franchise, it can be exercised only if the name is entered in the Electoral Register.

Therefore, Coordinator of CMEV Manjula Gajanayake requested all citizens to register to be eligible to cast their vote at upcoming elections.