The District Returning Officers said that the overall average voter turnout recorded 65 percent in this year’s Local Government elections, by 4 p.m. today.
Accordingly in Anuradhapura and Trincomalee district voter turnout recorded a staggering 85 percent and Matale, Hambantota and Kalutara districts recorded a 80 percent voter turnout.
Kurunegala and Mullaitivu districts voter turnout recorded a 78 percent and Gampaha, Polonnaruwa and Galle recorded a 75 percent voter turnout.
Nuwara Eliya and Kilinochchi district recorded a 60 percent turnout, a 52 percent voter turnout was recorded from Kandy and Jaffna recorded a 47 percent voter turnout.
Furthermore by 2 p.m. today, Monaragala district recorded a 80 percent voter turnout, Puttalam district recorded a 73 percent voter turnout, Mannar and Ampara district recorded a 70 percent voter turnout and Badulla recorded a 65 percent voter turnout.
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