Election Commission to address defects in ballot boxes

The Election Commission has announced that any defects in ballot boxes will be rectified once polling station details are obtained.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Election Commission chairman R.M.A.L. Rathnayake said many damaged ballot boxes used in previous elections have been identified and will be sent to the Government Gactory for repairs.

Ratnayake also stated that a census of officers will be conducted soon in preparation for the upcoming election.

He also plans to meet with local election monitoring organizations next week to discuss further arrangements.

The Commission earlier announced that the election will be held during the period from between September 17 and October 16.