Municipal polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting for the maiden partisan municipality election 2015 begins at 234 municipalities across the country after voting closes at 4:00pm today. Photo: STAR

Vote counting has begun as elections to 234 municipalities ended this afternoon.

Election officials started counting votes just after the closer of voting at 4:00pm.

Voting of the country’s first partisan local body election began at 8:00am amid allegations of violence, clashes, rigging and boycott of opposition and independent candidates.