Deadline to submit electoral register Feb 29th

The Election Commission has issued a reminder to complete registration for the 2024 electoral register without delay.

Commissioner General of Elections Saman Sri Ratnayake said the relevant registration process should be completed before the 29th of February.

He said it is mandatory to include information of all family members or people staying at the residence over the age of 18 years, in the electoral register received at the relevant residence.

Accordingly, all persons who have not changed their permanent residence, who have changed their residence due to marriage, education or any other reason should be registered in the electoral register.

Ratnayake said the names of family members who are overseas should also be included in the electoral register, regardless of whether or not they can vote.