Western & Southern Provincial Council elections set for March 29th
The Western and Southern Provincial Council elections will be held on March 29th, Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya announced today.
The deadline for nominating candidates passed at 12pm this afternoon, with the official date of the polls announced shortly afterwards.
The elections have already caused some controversy, with complaints about the nomination of “sex symbol” candidates, and the Election Secretariat saying that 49 election related complaints have already been received. These range from illegal use of property to bribery.