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Acceptance of nominations for General Election 2020 is set to close today

Local News: The acceptance of nominations for General Election 2020 is set to close at 12 noon  today (19),  The Election Commission announced that it would consider applications for all 22 districts until 12 noon.

The presentation of objections to the nominees will be authorized from 12 noon to 1.30 pm today for a total of 1 and a half hours.

After the objections are considered, District Returning Officers must apply to the Election Commission a list of political parties and autonomous organizations that will contest the parliamentary elections for each district.

Yesterday (18) the approval of cash deposits from independent groups ended, and 357 independent groups had deposited money for 22 districts. The largest number of autonomous groups-36 groups-have deposited money in the District of Digamadulla.

As of yesterday, 82 political parties and 250 civic organisations had submitted their Parliamentary poll nominations.