Jaffna postal voting concludes, less than 1300 vote

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 November 2005, 12:41 GMT]
At the completion of two days of postal voting less than 26% of those who applied for postal ballots voted in Jaffna district, according to Election officials at the Jaffna Secretariat. Of the total of 7068 Government officials who are eligible, 4068 had applied for postal voting. Less than 600 on Monday, and less than 700 Tuesday voted, officials added.

No one participated in postal voting at offices in Kilinochchi district, election officials from Kilinochchi said.

Election officials in Jaffna said that during the two days of voting there were no incidents of violence, reports of harassment or intimidation.

 

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