9 November 2013, Male’; Polling has ended in the Presidential Election held in the Maldives today. However, all eligible voters who lined up to vote before 1530 hrs will be able to cast their votes. Polling had proceeded smoothly and peacefully across the country and abroad.
The counting of votes will start at 1600hrs or half an hour after voting finishes, at the respective polling stations. Preliminary results are expected to be released at midnight.