CMEV Final Report – Major Incidents in the Southern Provincial Council Elections, 10th October 2009

At the close of polls, CMEV reports a provisional voter turnout of 63.66 %. A breakdown of the districts indicates 66% in Hambantota district, 68% in Matara district and 57% in Galle district. This is to be compared with the 2004 Southern Provincial Council Elections where the total turnout was 55.64% with a breakdown of 55.99% in Hambantota district, 54.43% in Matara district and 56.5% in Galle district.

On Polling Day, CMEV monitors reported 29 incidents in total with 8 major incidents and 21 minor incidents.

Download the full CMEV election day report here. Download the report in Sinhala here.