Local News from Sri Lanka: For the 2019 presidential election scheduled for 16 November, 35 candidates will be on the ballot.
Nomination acceptance started at 9 am and lasted until 11 am. Half an hour has been given to the candidates for individuals to file objections. 2 Oppositions were requested, but the election commission denied them. 35 Of the 41 candidates who submitted bonds for the election, 35 are on the ballot this year.
Kumara Welgama and Chamal Rajapaksa, who put Presidential Election bonds, today failed to hand over their nominations.