Nominations for the Local Government elections
will be accepted from February 9 to 16. This was announced
yesterday by the Commissioner of Elections Dayananda Dissanayake,
said Deputy Commissioner W. P. Sumanasiri.
He said applications for postal voting had
commenced on 26 January and will continue till February 6, 2006.
He said that Commissioner had directed that the
Electoral Register for 2004 be displayed at the education, port,
labour, housing, Inland Revenue and Local Government
Departments, transport offices and regional camps of all three
security forces and police personnel and all district
secretariats including the Jaffna District.
While independent Candidate, are requested to
pay in their deposits by 12 noon of February 15, 2006. The
nominations from Registered Political parties would be accepted
at all Assistant Commissioner of election office upto 12 noon on
A total 4,414 Candidates are to be elected at a
date announced by the Commissioner of Elections after