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Over 80% voter turnout as at 5 p.m.: PAFFREL

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Execute Director of the People’s Actions for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Rohana Hettiarachchi said average voter turnout of over 80 per cent was recorded at the conclusion of the presidential election.

He said voting has been peaceful throughout the day.

Voter turnout according to returning officers as at 5.00 p.m:

Nuwara Eliya 80%
Kandy 80%
Puttalam 75%
Badulla 80%
Polonnaruwa 80%
Anuradhapura 80%
Hambantota 80%
Ratnapura 84%
Gampaha 81%
Jaffna 66%
Killinochchi 73%
Batticaloa 77%
Ampara 80%
Kegalle 79%
Trincomalee 83%
Monaragala 84%
Kalutara 80%
Mullaitivu 76%
Vavuniya 75%
Mannar 71%
Colombo 80%
Matale 80%
Galle 80%
Matara 80%
Kurunegala 81%
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  • Hope for a good result Saturday, 16 November 2019 06:23 PM

    Thank God the minorities have voted !

    Keeping our fingers crossed. ! Saturday, 16 November 2019 06:27 PM

    Well done our brothers and sisters. The fear was that the right thinking people will shun the polls. Thank god it appears not so.

    Gayan Saturday, 16 November 2019 06:35 PM

    Now that's a proper turnout for an election. No one can dispute the outcome.

    D perera Saturday, 16 November 2019 07:24 PM

    My predictions are Gota will get Minimum 55% votes. These are my calculations. 2015 Presidential election. Matri got 51.28% votes

    ANWAR HUSSAIN ABDUL CADER Saturday, 16 November 2019 08:07 PM

    TO THE INCOMING NEW PRESIDENT, GENTLEMAN . WE SRILANKANS RESPECT ANY LOYAL PRESIDENT WHO WINS TO PROTECT AND KEEP THE RESPECT OF THE BUDDHIST COUNTRY WHERE ALL COMMUNITIES CAN LIVE IN PEACE AND HARMONY. LET NO EVIL GREED MISGUIDE YOU.

    George Harry Saturday, 16 November 2019 08:27 PM

    MR was a GENTLEMAN who introduced a Free

    Anthony Saturday, 16 November 2019 08:45 PM

    80% VOTED 65% FOR THE GREEN IS UNOFFICIAL FORECAST

    K.L.Lakshman Fernando Saturday, 16 November 2019 09:38 PM

    More turn out in kurunagala, Ratnapura, may favour Gotanaya. Will have to wait and see


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