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782,000 people eligible to vote in the North

782,000 people eligible to vote in the North
The Election Department Election circles said that 782,000 people are eligible to vote in the impending election.529,00 persons are eligible in Jaffna Electoral District, and 253,00 in Vanni Electoral District.
The elections for the 8th Parliament are to be held on 17th August, as per 2014 Voter’s list. As per this voter’s list,  the Jaffna Electoral District consisting of Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts, holds 529,000 votes and the Vanni Electoral District holds 253,000 votes. Jaffna Electoral District will elect 7 MPs from 10 candidates  and  Vanni Electoral District will elect 6 MPs from 9 candidates.

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