Preference numbers will be issued to the candidates of the Local Government Election from tomorrow.
The Local Government Elections for 17 Municipal Councils including the Colombo Municipal Council, one Urban Council and five Pradeshiya Sabhas will be held on 8th October. The Elections Secretariat said that issuing Preference Numbers by the District Returning Officers will start tomorrow. The Preference Numbers will be issued to the leader of the party or the group. Representatives from 18 recognized political parties and 143 independent groups will contest the election.