COVID-19 and Elections: Mock Polls in Sri Lanka, 24 June 2020

The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) observed the final mock polling station set up by the Election Commission of Sri Lanka at the President College Rajagiriya in Colombo on 24 June 2020.

EC held a series of mock polls to test health and safety measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the lead up to the Parliamentary Elections scheduled for 5 August 2020.

Voters observe social distancing at the queue to the polling station.

Safety regulation signs displayed outside the polling station.

Voters sanitize their hands prior to entering the polling station.

Polling staff wear face masks and face shields.

Inside the polling station.


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