70 percent of voters cast votes as Polls concluded

70 percent of voters cast votes as Polls concluded

5 August 2020 06:54 pm

70% of voters cast their votes as the Polls concluded for 2020 General Election by 5 pm today (05), Election Commission said. The voting began at 7 am this morning at 12,985 polling booths. 

The overall performance of the polling turned peaceful, according to Commission.

16,263,885 voters around the country were recognised eligible for the voting of this year's General Election.

The voting procedure was compelled to be carried out in compliance with the health directives amidst the threat of the COVID-19 contagion.

Meanwhile, all ballot boxes are being sent to counting centres and the counting of votes will begin at 7 am tomorrow (06) morning.

MIAP