Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 88 states:
Every person shall, unless disqualified as hereinafter provided, be qualified to be an elector at the election of the President and of the Members of Parliament or to vote at any Referendum: Provided that no such person shall be entitled to vote unless his name is entered in the appropriate register of electors.
Article 89 states:
No person shall be qualified to be an elector at an election of the President, or of the Members of Parliament or to vote at any Referendum, if he is subject to any of the following disqualifications, namely: (a) if he is not a citizen of Sri Lanka ; (b) if he has not attained the age of eighteen years on the qualifying date specified by law under the provisions of Article 101 ; (c) if he is under any law in force in Sri Lanka found or declared to be of unsound mind...
Article 93 states:
The voting for the election of the President of the Republic and of the Members of Parliament and at any Referendum shall be free, equal and by secret ballot.