21st September 2013: Conclusion of Polls 4pm The North Provincial Council Elections saw a relatively high turnout as compared to previous elections. While the number of incidents recorded on election day was not of a high frequency, polling day and the campaign period saw a series of electoral malpractices and violations which seriously undermined the […]
CMEV headquarters, 21 September, 6 pm: Tamil podcast on reported incidents at end of polling.
CMEV headquarters, 21 September, 6 pm Reporting of Major incidents reported between 12 noon and 4pm. Among major incidents which include threats and intimidation, one major incident was recorded from Mullaitivu district where ITAK polling agent Asaikkappal Poobalan and his wife Poobalan Indra, a PAFFERAL day observer ‘s house was burnt down completely today between […]
CMEV headquarters, 21 September, 4.15pm Update of violations on the day of the Northern Provincial Council Election in English with a summary of incidents between the hours of 7am to 3pm
Northern Provincial Council Election 2013 – Communiqué No 8 21th September 2013: 12 pm CMEV has received complaints of a number of incidents on election day since polls opened at 7 am, including an assault, intimidation of voters, campaigning near polling stations and distribution of food items while canvassing. As of twelve noon there had […]
CMEV’s map of election violations on the day of the Northern Provincial Council election is now live, and can be accessed here. New violations will be added as and when they are verified and published by CMEV.
CMEV headquarters, 21 September, 9.30 am Manjula Gajanayake head of operations at the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), speaks on the ground situation on polling day.