Local News from Sri Lanka: Acceptance of requests for postal votes for the 2019 Presidential Election began today (19), the Elections Commission stated. Accordingly, requests for postal votes can be presented for a period of 10 days from today.
A Gazette Extraordinary was published last evening (18) declaring the presidential election on 16 November 2019. The date of the call for election nominations was also reported as 07 October 2019 in the Gazette. However, the date of the postal vote for the upcoming presidential election is still to be announced.