1989 Sri Lankan parliamentary election
All 225 seats in the Parliament of Sri Lanka
113 seats were needed for a majority
Winners of electoral districts. UNP in green and SLFP in blue.
|United National Party[a]||2,838,005||50.71||110||15||125|
|Sri Lanka Freedom Party||1,785,369||31.90||58||9||67|
|Eelam Revolutionary Organisation of Students[b]||229,877||4.11||12||1||13|
|Sri Lanka Muslim Congress||202,016||3.61||3||1||4|
|Tamil United Liberation Front[c]||188,594||3.37||9||1||10|
|United Socialist Alliance[d]||160,271||2.86||2||1||3|
|Mahajana Eksath Peramuna||91,128||1.63||2||1||3|
|United Lanka People's Party||67,723||1.21||0||0||0|
|Democratic People's Liberation Front[e]||18,502||0.33||0||0||0|
|All Ceylon Tamil Congress||7,610||0.14||0||0||0|
|Source: Election Commission|
By electoral districtEdit
- Including the Ceylon Workers' Congress.
- Contested as an independent group in Batticaloa, Jaffna, Trincomalee and Vanni.
- Consisting of the Eelam National Democratic Liberation Front, the Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front, the Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization and the Tamil United Liberation Front.
- Consisting of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, the Lanka Sama Samaja Party, the Nava Sama Samaja Party and Sri Lanka Mahajana Pakshaya.
- Including the People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam.
- "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1989" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04.
- "Table 39 Parliament Election (1989)". Sri Lanka Statistics. 10 February 2009.
- "Sri Lanka Parliamentary Chamber: Parliament Elections Held in 1989". Inter-Parliamentary Union.
- Rajasingham, K. T. (27 April 2002). "Chapter 37: Talking peace". Sri Lanka: The Untold Story. Asia Times. Archived from the original on 22 June 2002.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)