The distribution of poll cards for postal voting in the Local Government polls has commenced.
The Elections Secretariat said the programme was in place from this morning. Marking of postal ballots countrywide will take place on the 8th and 9th of next month. Public employees are scheduled to exercises their franchise on these two days on behalf of 235 Local Bodies. The related documents have already been entrusted to the Postal Department. Accordingly, the Postal Department commenced the distribution of the poll cards among the officials of the respective Districts from today.