Manjula Gajanayake, National Coordinator of CMEV on RanOneFM’s ‘7.17’.
He spoke about the criticism made by political parties and other relevant parties regarding the Local Government Election system which was applied for the recently concluded elections. Further he gave his insights with regard to the current situation on holding of Provincial Councils Elections. Additionally, he particularly mentioned on the Civil Society Review Committee of the New Provincial Councils Elections Act.
Watch the discussion here.
The Election Commission of Sri Lanka celebrated Voters Day for the third time since its establishment, with a national event at Kegalle town hall on 01st June 2018. District level celebrations were also organized by district election officers across the country. CMEV also extended its support and representatives attended this series of events.
In 2013, the Commissioner of Elections declared June 1st ‘Voters Day’. It was made mandatory through the enumeration process that all eligible Sri Lankan citizens who are 18 years of age or above must be registered as electors on this day every year.
This new list is the only one that can be used for any election conducted after the month of October 2018. Grama Niladharis undertakes the enumeration and special enumerators are appointed for this work in the Colombo and Negombo Municipal Council Areas.
Download the Local Authorities Election 2018 – Media Communique as at 4.00pm in English and Tamil.
Northern Province Coordinator for the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) Nirmala Bernard Joseph gives a situation update as at the close of polls for the Local Government elections. Video in Tamil.
Head of operations at the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence ( CMEV), Manjula Gajanayake shares an update at the close of polls during the local Government election on February 10. Video in Sinhalese.
Executive Director for the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Dr Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu gives a short update as at the close of polls during the local government elections, held on February 10.