The preferential voting numbers of candidates contesting for the Western and Southern Provincial Council Elections took place on Tuesday. The preferential voting numbers were issued at the district secretariats in the two provinces.
Preferential voting numbers for candidates contesting from the Colombo district were issued till Tuesday afternoon .
Preferential voting numbers were also issued at the Gampaha district secretariat’s office.
All candidates contesting from the Kalutara district were summoned to the Kalutara District Secretariat to collect their preferential voting numbers. Similarly, candidates arrived at the Matara District Secretariat as well to collect their preferential voting numbers.
Three hundred and eighty (380) candidates will contest for the party from the Matara district under fourteen main political parties and five independent groups.
The preferential voting numbers were issued to the group leaders of the respective parties.
Our correspondent in the are notes that as the UNP group leader of the Matara district did not arrived at the secretariat today, the preferential voting numbers of the party were not issued today.