• Electoral reforms must not fall prey for power politics - CaFFE reiterates
    Campaign for Free and fair Elections (CaFFE) is deeply concerned about the fact that the party leaders meeting about electoral reforms yesterday ended in a deadlock. This is disconcerting because CaFFE and several other interested parties have continuously discussed with and informed political leaders about various options for electoral reforms. These options have also been amended after listening to the grievances of political parties, specially the minor parties who might be disadvantaged from
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  • Its now or never - Change the electoral system when there is an opportunity - Keerthi Tennakoon
    Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) believes that Sri Lanka has a golden opportunity has arrived to implement electoral reforms. The overwhelming majority of Sri Lankans believe that the current electoral system, specially the preferential voting system, has led to the increase in corruption and that a new system, a combination of proportional and First Past the Post system, should be introduced.
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  • Without Electoral Reforms, constitutional amendments are meaningless
    Reforms can be completed within 3 months or less if there is a political will. The 19th amendment to the constitution has been gazetted, however the future of electoral reforms still appear unclear as party leaders are to meet once again tomorrow (17th) to discuss amendments. The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) believes that electoral reforms should go hand in hand with the constitutional reforms.
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  • CaFFE demands immediate electoral reforms
    Electoral reforms are much discussed and are in the agenda of the political parties these days. There is an engagement between political parties, civil society organizations and election officials about the feasibility of such reforms and the time it would take to come up and implement the electoral reforms.
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election Period
Dec-01 2014 - Jan-12 2015
Ampara District
Election law violations 28
Election violence 6
   
Total 34
   
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Anuradhapura District
Election law violations 102
Election violence 11
   
Total 113
   
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Badulla District
Election law violations 44
Election violence 49
   
Total 93
   
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Batticaloa District
Election law violations 8
Election violence 14
   
Total 22
   
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Colombo District
Election law violations 186
Election violence 11
   
Total 197
   
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Galle District
Election law violations 40
Election violence 5
   
Total 45
   
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Gampaha District
Election law violations 85
Election violence 11
   
Total 96
   
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Hambantota District
Election law violations 18
Election violence 11
   
Total 29
   
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Jaffna District
Election law violations 6
Election violence 6
   
Total 12
   
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Kalutara District
Election law violations 60
Election violence 8
   
Total 68
   
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Kandy District
Election law violations 43
Election violence 22
   
Total 65
   
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Kegalle District
Election law violations 0
Election violence 0
   
Total 25
   
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Kurunegala District
Election law violations 46
Election violence 8
   
Total 54
   
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Matale District
Election law violations 28
Election violence 4
   
Total 32
   
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Matara District
Election law violations 45
Election violence 3
   
Total 48
   
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Moneragala District
Election law violations 26
Election violence 0
   
Total 26
   
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Nuwara Eliya District
Election law violations 18
Election violence 20
   
Total 38
   
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Polonnaruwa District
Election law violations 0
Election violence 14
   
Total 22
   
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Puttalam District
Election law violations 35
Election violence 12
   
Total 47
   
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Ratnapura District
Election law violations 55
Election violence 59
   
Total 114
   
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Trincomalee District
Election law violations 35
Election violence 4
   
Total 39
   
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Vavuniya District
Election law violations 13
Election violence 0
   
Total 13
   
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