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An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.
The Election Commission of Sri Lanka is the constitutional authority responsible for administering and overseeing all elections in Sri Lanka, including the Presidential, Parliamentary, Provincial and Local Authority elections.
The 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka provides for the election of members of Parliament from 22 multi-member electoral districts through the proportional representation electoral system.
An electoral system is a set of rules that determines how elections and referendums are conducted and how their results are determined.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
This national electoral calendar for the year 2018 lists the national/federal direct elections to be held in 2018 in all sovereign states and their dependent territories.
The Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා පාර්ලිමේන්තුව Shri Lanka Parlimenthuwa, Tamil: இலங்கை நாடாளுமன்றம்) is the supreme legislative body of Sri Lanka.
A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.
Politics of Sri Lanka takes place in a framework of a semi-presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Sri Lanka is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.
The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.