Polls in 64 LG bodies on July 23
Elections for 64 Local Government bodies of the remaining 67 will be
held on July 23.
Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya postponed the election of
three Local Government bodies in Chilaw, Muhudubadapattu and
Pudukudiiruppu. These elections were postponed due to legal and security
Postal voting for the 64 Local Government bodies will be held on July
The government won 205 of the 234 Local Government bodies in April.
The Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi (ITAK) secured second place by winning
12 Local Government bodies while the UNP won nine.
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress won 4, National Congress 2, The
Upcountry People’s Front 1 while an Independent Group won one LG body.