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February 8, 2018 5:42 am gmt |
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Election Monitoring Bodies have requested all individuals and groups to refrain from direct or indirect involvement in any and all election activities, during the ‘silent period’ announced by the Elections Commission, ahead of the 2018 Local Authority Elections scheduled to be held on Saturday. Speak...
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December 29, 2017 4:20 am gmt |
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Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday (December 28) dissolved parliament ahead of an election which is expected to produce a period of instability in the euro zone’s third largest economy. Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s cabinet began meeting to fix the date of the vote, which ...
In Srilanka
December 28, 2017 5:25 am gmt |
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The Election Commission has imposed heavy restrictions to the campaign of the forthcoming Local Government Election, scheduled to hold in February 2018. The Police spoke person Ruwan Gunasekara said that the restrictions have imposed in order to reduce the election violations. He added that, more tha...
In Srilanka
December 27, 2017 4:39 am gmt |
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A special meeting regarding the forthcoming Local Government Election will be held in the Election Commission Office, Colombo Today. All secretaries of the party who nominated for the election are expected to attend the meeting which would be headed by the Chairman of Election Commission. The way how...
In Srilanka
December 4, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that the Elections Commission will consider a request with regards to the date to hold the Local Government elections. He said that there is a request to hold the election on a Saturday, and it’s expected to hold on or before 17th February....
In Srilanka
December 3, 2017 9:18 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Freedom Party has decided to face the forthcoming Local Government election with its old symbol ‘hand’. After 27 years the party decided to use the symbol. According to the reports, the party is expected to face all the upcoming elections with the same party symbol. SLFP has been created by...
In Srilanka
December 1, 2017 5:17 am gmt |
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The election commission Chief Mahinda Desapiriya said that the LG polls will be held around the first week of September. The Election for all local council will hold in a same day, though the nominations handover as tow part, he said. The Election Commission has already called the 93 council to file ...
In Srilanka
November 23, 2017 6:41 am gmt |
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The United National Party says it will take the lead in defeating any force that is working with the intent of delaying elections based on narrow political objectives. Issuing a statement General Secretary of the UNP Minister Kabir Hashim said the UNP will never allow any individual or group to abuse...
In Srilanka
November 15, 2017 6:54 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapakshe headed Joint Opposition decided to stand allone in the forthcoming Local Government election. Therefore the JO prepares to compete on the Lotus bud, the symbol of Podujana Peramuna, the sources said. The decision has taken during the JO meeting held in the Parliame...
In India
November 2, 2017 5:52 am gmt |
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The T.T.V. Dhinakaran faction of the AIADMK, during the Election Commission’s hearing in the party symbol dispute on Wednesday argued that only the affidavits filed as per the electoral body’s March 22 order should be taken into account for deciding on the issue. The next hearing is on November 6. Th...
In Srilanka
October 17, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), said that they have no need to make any agreement with United National Party (UNP), for the forthcoming election. He stated it on a meeting in Gampaha yesterday. He further said, that JVP decided to face the election individuall...
In Mullaitivu
October 8, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Candidates who filed nomination papers to contest local polls in Mullaitivu six years ago are to be given back their deposits with interest as the nominations papers have been revoked. A gazette notification was issued this week revoking the nomination papers. It notes that some of the candidates hav...
In Srilanka
September 18, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Speaking at a rally in Nattandiya United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa says the government is attempting to suppress the Joint Opposition by delaying the conduct of elections He added that numerous development projects initiated under the UPFA government have stalled. Parl...
In Election
September 18, 2017 9:11 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the upcoming Local Government, Provincial Council and parliamentary elections will be held under a mixed electoral and proportional representation system. Eerier  today it was reported that President Maithripala Sirisena had declared that the upcoming Pro...
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September 18, 2017 4:18 am gmt |
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The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister who stepped down over a corruption inquiry has won a key seat in Lahore, unofficial results suggest. Kulsoom Nawaz stood in place of her husband Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from office in July. She won 61,254 votes, 14,188 more than her neares...
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September 17, 2017 9:50 am gmt |
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Pakistanis on Sunday (September 17) began casting votes for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the constituency wi...
In Election
September 10, 2017 4:56 am gmt |
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The election commission decided to conduct a special discussion regarding the forthcoming Local Government Election (LGE), at the election secretariat. The meeting will be started on today, at 10 A.M, sources said. Vice election commissioners, deputy election commissioners, and higher officers are in...
In Srilanka
August 30, 2017 5:05 am gmt |
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is expected to endorse the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Bill on August 31. Speaker Jayasuriya said his assent to the Bill will be given as soon as the Legal Draftsman sends him the amended Bill. “We have been informed by the Legal draftsman that the Bill would be re...
In Election
August 27, 2017 5:13 am gmt |
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The Chairman of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya says all efforts will be taken towards holding the Local Government Elections before the 9th of December. The Chairman said the Local Government Elections Bill that was passed with amendments will be issued on the 6th of September. Mahinda Deshapriya said ...