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Convincing victory for UPFA in South, return 38 members to PC, UNP 14, JVP 3

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The UPFA convincingly won the southern provincial elections by securing 67.88 of the votes and returning 38 members while the UNP obtained 25.09 votes and returned 14 members to the council. Three JVP members were elected after they secured 6.11 votes.

The UPFA which contested with the JVP in 2004 secured only returned 36 members. The UNP returned 19 members last time.

SOUTHERN PROVINCE – FULL RESULTS

UPFA 804,071 (67.88)
-SEATS-38*
UNP 297,180 (25.09)
-SEATS-14
JVP 72,379 (6.11)
-SEATS-3

SLMC 6,553
(0.55)
United National Alliance
871 (0.07)
United Socialist Party
805 (0.07)
Jathika Sangwardena Peramuna
468 (0.04)
Eksath Lanka Podujana Pakshaya
274 (0.02)
Janasetha Peramuna
239 (0.02)
Eksath Lanka Maha Sabha
110 (0.01)
Socialist Equality Party
95 (0.01)
Left Front
92 (0.01)
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya
91 (0.01)
Sri Lanka Progressive Front
86 (0.01)
Democratic Unity Alliance
61 (0.01)
Ruhunu Janatha Party
52 –
Nationals Peoples Party
49 –
Patriotic National Front
43 – <

ValidVotes
1,184,511 (97.09)
Rejected Votes
35,531 (2.91)
Total Polled
1,220,042
Regis. Electors
1,761,859

HIGHLIGHTS OF DISTRICT RESULTS

GALLE DISTRICT

UPFA 354,000 (68.34)
Seats-16
UNP 140,175 (27.06)
Seats-6
JVP 19,958 (3.85)
Seats-1
SLMC 2,273 (0.44)

Valid Votes 518,028 (98.97)
Rejected Votes 5,401 (1.03)
Total Polled 523,429
Regis. Electors 761,815

HAMBANTOTA DISTRICT
UPFA 192,961 (66.95)
Seats-8
UNP 62,391 (21.65)
Seats-3
JVP 31,734 (11.01)
Seats-1

Valid Votes 288,231 (95.56)
Rejected Votes 13,403 (4.44)
Total Polled 301,634
Regis. Electors 421,186

MATARA DISTRICT
UPFA 257,110 (67.97)
SEATS – 12
UNP 94,614 (25.91)
SEATS 5
JVP 20,687 (5.47)
SEATS 1
SLMC 4,280 (1.13)

Valid Votes 378,252 (95.77)
Rejected Votes 16,727 (4.23)
Total Polled 394,979
Regis. Electors 578,858 (AD)

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Written by lankamuslim.com

October 11, 2009 at 4:46 pm

Posted in News

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