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Sri Lanka presidential polls today: Despite 35 candidates in fray, voters face difficult task of picking 'lesser of two evils'
Even though there are 35 candidates in the fray for the Sri Lanka presidential election, the election has come down to a race between two candidates — Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa
President Mahinda Rajapakse, who is seeking an unprecedented third term in office, was widely seen as the clear favourite until his former health minister Maithripala Sirisena mounted a surprise challenge two months ago.