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Last updateMon, 19 Feb 2018 1pm

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The election commission says the results will be issued effectively after solving some practical problems.

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshpriya issuing a media release says that the reason for the delay of the election results is that the returning officers has to clarify the final results obtained through the fax and telephone calls with the hard copies which obtained from the respective polling centers and divisions. In some polling stations, the district returning officers have sent the final results without the results of the postal votes. Due to this reason, the returning officers may take some considerable time to recheck the results of all the polling stations.
Meanwhile, until a district retuning officer uploads the results of all polling stations, and final results of all electorates to the server, the Election Commission is unable to release the final result of the respective district to the