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80 percent cast postal ballots

Jul 12, 2011 11:03:42 AM - itnnews.lk

PAFFREL claims that today’s postal voting was peaceful.  The polls Monitoring Body said 80 percent had cast their postal votes.

Rohana Hettiarachchi, Executive Director of PAFFREL said that postal voting took place in relation to 65 Local Bodies. 60,443 voters were eligible to cast their postal ballot. Postal voting is taking place on behalf of public servants who will be engaged in election duties. He pointed out that no major incidents were reported today with regard to voting. In general voting was peaceful. He revealed that it had been reported that about 80 percent had cast their votes today.