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Sri Lanka shelves plans to change its electoral system

Sri Lanka has shelved plans to change its electoral system from proportional representation to first-past-the-post.



Colombo: Sri Lanka has shelved plans to
change its electoral system from proportional representation
to first-past-the-post for at least for the time being, a
senior minister said Wednesday.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa`s United People`s Freedom
Alliance had wanted to conduct next year`s local council
elections under a first-past-the-post, but drawing up
individual constituencies and wards would take more time.

From Zee News

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