Colombo Electoral District

Colombo Electoral District is one of the 22 multi-member electoral districts of Sri Lanka created by the 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka. The district is conterminous with the administrative district of Colombo in the Western province. The district currently elects 19 of the 225 members of the Sri Lankan Parliament and had 1,709,209 registered electors in 2020.[1]

Colombo Electoral District
Constituency
for the Parliament of Sri Lanka
RegionWestern Province
Electorate1,709,209
Current constituency
Created1978
Seats20 (1989–01)
21 (2001–04)
20 (2004–10)
19 (2010–present)
MPs
Provincial CouncilWestern
Created from

Presidential ElectionsEdit

1982 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 1st presidential election held on 20 October 1982:[2]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  J. R. Jayewardene UNP 26,648 21,383 68,346 21,367 29,380 22,115 23,730 27,981 27,963 25,576 25,221 25,129 26,967 32,096 21,280 11,108 436,290 57.86%
  Hector Kobbekaduwa SLFP 23,481 10,946 22,061 11,268 10,641 4,751 13,194 23,135 25,275 26,553 21,153 14,814 23,874 22,744 14,111 6,475 274,476 36.40%
  Rohana Wijeweera JVP 1,687 1,058 2,121 1,352 1,645 576 1,139 2,140 3,338 2,248 2,125 1,731 2,595 2,625 1,670 530 28,580 3.79%
  Colvin R. de Silva LSSP 238 395 415 828 361 409 695 591 569 851 504 527 946 1,137 778 411 9,655 1.28%
  Kumar Ponnambalam ACTC 70 132 810 320 477 521 201 50 33 29 29 32 27 43 99 149 3,022 0.40%
  Vasudeva Nanayakkara NSSP 205 63 110 142 60 156 117 205 119 150 86 108 116 137 146 88 2,008 0.27%
Valid Votes 52,329 33,977 93,863 35,277 42,564 28,528 39,076 54,102 57,297 55,407 49,118 42,341 54,525 58,782 38,084 18,761 754,031 100.00%
Rejected Votes 551 305 740 426 575 314 406 548 719 530 545 374 593 707 415 242 7,990
Total Polled 52,880 34,282 94,603 35,703 43,139 28,842 39,482 54,650 58,016 55,937 49,663 42,715 55,118 59,489 38,499 19,003 762,021
Registered Electors 62,628 47,123 127,452 48,760 57,534 40,375 51,622 68,955 73,006 71,002 62,523 59,048 71,597 80,297 50,269 972,191
Turnout (%) 84.44% 72.75% 74.23% 73.22% 74.98% 71.44% 76.48% 79.25% 79.47% 78.78% 79.43% 72.34% 76.98% 74.09% 76.59% 78.38%

1988 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 2nd presidential election held on 19 December 1988:[3]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Ranasinghe Premadasa UNP 24,292 16,452 58,795 16,480 22,389 14,670 18,326 20,810 22,872 25,549 23,895 18,834 20,770 31,546 18,409 7,248 361,337 49.14%
  Sirimavo Bandaranaike SLFP 23,721 13,083 26,083 13,477 10,744 7,473 16,599 27,570 30,600 35,184 25,050 22,607 31,396 29,654 18,308 8,409 339,958 46.23%
  Ossie Abeygunasekera SLPP 1,199 1,702 4,521 2,298 2,259 1,380 1,707 1,730 2,108 2,228 2,411 2,163 2,260 3,488 1,783 783 34,020 4.63%
Valid Votes 49,212 31,237 89,399 32,255 35,392 23,523 36,632 50,110 55,580 62,961 51,356 43,604 54,426 64,688 38,500 16,440 735,315 100.00%
Rejected Votes 570 499 1,572 666 647 342 520 679 806 879 849 563 779 977 584 363 11,295
Total Polled 49,782 31,736 90,971 32,921 36,039 23,865 37,152 50,789 56,386 63,840 52,205 44,167 55,205 65,665 39,084 16,803 746,610
Registered Electors 68,892 47,917 133,920 51,225 54,149 37,220 52,969 86,987 87,693 89,277 75,650 67,194 83,598 96,841 55,248 1,088,780
Turnout 72.26% 66.23% 67.93% 64.27% 66.56% 64.12% 70.14% 58.39% 64.30% 71.51% 69.01% 65.73% 66.04% 67.81% 70.74% 68.57%

1994 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 3rd presidential election held on 9 November 1994:[4]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Chandrika Kumaratunga PA 31,132 20,837 56,219 23,867 26,250 14,329 23,977 45,072 51,876 54,327 40,296 31,646 47,818 45,403 28,666 15,993 557,708 64.82%
  Srima Dissanayake UNP 23,126 13,162 33,824 12,806 15,924 8,557 12,783 22,369 23,475 22,130 21,313 16,331 19,514 24,493 12,275 6,659 288,741 33.56%
  Harischandra Wijayatunga SMBP 787 236 245 373 118 179 326 444 599 464 330 521 638 280 273 246 6,059 0.70%
  A. J. Ranasinghe Ind 1 230 124 291 182 103 180 195 284 521 268 201 232 240 234 151 97 3,533 0.41%
  Hudson Samarasinghe Ind 2 290 96 271 115 138 68 111 279 241 210 202 118 158 127 83 19 2,526 0.29%
  Nihal Galappaththi SLPF 163 57 149 72 75 19 78 171 205 179 156 97 153 118 71 56 1,819 0.21%
Valid Votes 55,728 34,512 90,999 37,415 42,608 23,332 37,470 68,619 76,917 77,578 62,498 48,945 68,521 70,655 41,519 23,070 860,386 100.00%
Rejected Votes 1,313 617 2,020 843 947 460 614 1,102 1,445 1,159 1,120 762 1,328 988 887 455 16,060
Total Polled 57,041 35,129 93,019 38,258 43,555 23,792 38,084 69,721 78,362 78,737 63,618 49,707 69,849 71,643 42,406 23,525 876,446
Registered Electors 81,213 52,007 139,012 57,049 63,528 36,915 55,301 106,536 113,173 110,948 90,167 71,213 101,317 97,831 59,749 1,235,959
Turnout 70.24% 67.55% 66.91% 67.06% 68.56% 64.45% 68.87% 65.44% 69.24% 70.97% 70.56% 69.80% 68.94% 73.23% 70.97% 70.91%

1999 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 4th presidential election held on 21 December 1999:[5]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Chandrika Kumaratunga PA 33,957 17,023 35,416 17,777 18,114 7,327 18,683 46,823 50,535 51,240 36,907 24,782 43,584 41,380 22,868 7,894 474,310 49.18%
  Ranil Wickremasinghe UNP 26,903 19,151 59,234 22,281 32,714 16,531 19,126 30,859 32,951 31,302 28,681 21,455 27,338 33,017 17,572 6,070 425,185 44.08%
  Nandana Gunathilake JVP 2,976 1,289 1,955 1,486 1,281 406 1,346 4,878 6,170 5,236 3,385 2,075 4,168 3,692 2,514 1,152 44,009 4.56%
  Harischandra Wijayatunga SMBP 334 275 272 410 115 210 412 662 916 940 468 763 1,119 431 485 397 8,209 0.85%
  Vasudeva Nanayakkara LDA 300 148 424 419 408 539 324 267 338 346 188 231 340 288 203 237 5,000 0.52%
  Abdul
Rasool
SLMP 109 119 630 109 163 92 86 91 91 71 107 47 78 76 94 17 1,980 0.21%
  Rajiva
Wijesinha
LPSL 123 57 137 89 94 99 78 102 101 101 93 87 82 72 55 6 1,376 0.14%
  Tennyson Edirisuriya Ind 1 113 42 104 59 86 36 44 129 112 134 113 83 117 127 60 11 1,370 0.14%
  W. V. M.
Ranjith
Ind 2 158 57 178 61 95 17 33 140 102 105 97 37 98 96 42 3 1,319 0.14%
  Kamal
Karunadasa
PLSF 91 23 82 34 46 13 17 69 79 70 42 41 68 70 36 2 783 0.08%
  Hudson Samarasinghe Ind 3 41 13 53 19 26 15 9 32 32 20 23 10 31 20 10 1 355 0.04%
  Ariyawansha Dissanayaka DUNF 30 5 26 16 14 7 20 34 34 32 16 10 25 38 18 4 329 0.03%
  A. W. Premawardhana PFF 47 11 24 10 11 6 16 37 29 26 13 15 33 20 7 4 309 0.03%
Valid Votes 65,182 38,213 98,535 42,770 53,167 25,298 40,194 84,123 91,490 89,623 70,133 49,636 77,081 79,327 43,964 15,798 964,534 100.00%
Rejected Votes 1,495 1,058 2,605 1,388 1,409 896 1,446 2,383 2,530 2,967 1,819 1,675 2,876 2,006 1,500 1,144 29,197
Total Polled 66,677 39,271 101,140 44,158 54,576 26,194 41,640 86,506 94,020 92,590 71,952 51,311 79,957 81,333 45,464 16,942 993,731
Registered Electors 87,913 55,338 143,993 64,386 77,447 40,908 58,407 116,577 126,119 121,836 96,164 70,424 108,622 105,483 63,466 1,337,083
Turnout 75.84% 70.97% 70.24% 68.58% 70.47% 64.03% 71.29% 74.21% 74.55% 76.00% 74.82% 72.86% 73.61% 77.11% 71.64% 74.32%

2005 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 5th presidential election held on 17 November 2005:[6]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Ranil Wickremasinghe UNP 36,227 25,784 78,908 28,832 45,161 20,475 24,660 43,477 47,025 42,042 40,744 27,106 36,093 43,207 23,743 6,143 569,627 51.12%
  Mahinda Rajapaksa UPFA 41,936 15,644 20,395 16,919 14,270 5,104 18,005 64,433 65,829 66,660 40,616 26,987 53,681 48,047 25,004 10,901 534,431 47.96%
  Siritunga Jayasuriya USP 281 115 448 102 270 52 67 242 192 163 178 83 103 232 92 8 2,628 0.24%
  Victor
Hettigoda
ULPP 114 80 117 159 101 129 158 184 207 192 117 117 173 143 121 62 2,174 0.20%
  A. A.
Suraweera
NDF 209 60 189 66 112 22 57 206 236 238 166 88 138 192 76 2 2,057 0.18%
  Chamil Jayaneththi NLF 88 32 71 33 59 37 34 68 59 67 47 31 52 52 36 9 775 0.07%
  Anura
De Silva
ULF 66 22 93 24 39 10 20 55 54 59 34 19 41 38 26 1 601 0.05%
  Aruna
de Soyza
RPP 51 18 28 11 17 3 19 62 69 57 36 17 46 57 23 5 519 0.05%
  Wimal Geeganage SLNF 33 17 37 15 20 10 13 64 42 40 27 18 26 33 22 5 422 0.04%
  Wije
Dias
SEP 36 23 37 23 27 10 19 25 43 37 24 11 35 37 17 6 410 0.04%
  A. K. J. Arachchige DUA 31 10 69 13 27 5 15 44 37 33 19 20 24 34 16 1 398 0.04%
  P. Nelson
Perera
SLPF 16 3 20 4 5 7 5 19 8 10 13 3 5 13 3 0 134 0.01%
  H. S. Dharmadwaja UNAF 10 1 12 5 3 1 5 3 4 4 7 4 8 4 2 1 74 0.01%
Valid Votes 79,098 41,809 100,424 46,206 60,111 25,865 43,077 108,882 113,805 109,602 82,028 54,504 90,425 92,089 49,181 17,144 1,114,250 100.00%
Rejected Votes 865 453 1,616 694 939 399 369 1,035 1,209 1,110 892 516 910 975 557 340 12,879
Total Polled 79,963 42,262 102,040 46,900 61,050 26,264 43,446 109,917 115,014 110,712 82,920 55,020 91,335 93,064 49,738 17,484 1,127,129
Registered Electors 101,065 60,678 144,916 65,732 85,967 38,621 58,728 141,974 148,435 140,094 107,725 73,274 119,137 115,759 66,432 1,468,537
Turnout 79.12% 69.65% 70.41% 71.35% 71.02% 68.00% 73.98% 77.42% 77.48% 79.03% 76.97% 75.09% 76.66% 80.39% 74.87% 76.75%

2010 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 6th presidential election held on 26 January 2010:[7]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Mahinda
Rajapaksa
UPFA 53,664 16,909 21,824 19,107 17,605 6,350 19,457 80,799 76,103 77,474 46,002 29,125 59,360 52,627 26,215 12,119 614,740 52.93%
  Sarath
Fonseka
NDF 28,875 23,636 73,152 28,334 42,896 19,211 24,441 39,414 45,082 40,474 39,497 26,129 35,162 37,233 22,589 6,897 533,022 45.90%
  A. S. P.
Liyanage
SLLP 94 109 170 207 99 33 63 115 124 134 178 136 107 157 71 1 1,798 0.15%
  M. C. M.
Ismail
DUNF 151 67 259 81 197 45 52 143 127 106 135 55 65 69 46 8 1,606 0.14%
  C. J. Sugathsiri Gamage UDF 129 65 387 74 222 43 33 84 105 83 120 46 51 86 44 7 1,579 0.14%
  A. A.
Suraweera
NDF 215 34 96 43 72 20 34 217 179 189 106 45 103 125 59 3 1,540 0.13%
  W. V. Mahiman Ranjith Ind 1 148 47 67 30 57 18 39 131 132 134 96 56 109 108 45 2 1,219 0.10%
  Vikramabahu
Karunaratne
LF 68 46 113 109 112 104 73 52 47 47 43 51 49 67 55 16 1,052 0.09%
  Lal
Perera
ONF 43 34 134 38 80 18 18 42 40 50 63 31 23 42 24 0 680 0.06%
  Sarath
Manamendra
NSH 42 29 105 30 89 19 22 39 45 53 47 19 30 37 22 1 629 0.05%
  Ukkubanda
Wijekoon
Ind 3 52 28 49 31 26 29 25 52 75 70 28 33 40 38 22 2 600 0.05%
  M. K.
Shivajilingam
Ind 5 42 28 81 66 86 63 43 23 20 16 15 10 17 19 17 2 548 0.05%
  Siritunga Jayasuriya USP 56 23 86 44 43 10 14 37 45 33 39 24 29 35 22 4 544 0.05%
  Aithurus M.
Illias
Ind 2 37 16 73 19 29 12 19 33 41 33 36 16 23 23 24 3 437 0.04%
  Wije
Dias
SEP 30 11 32 25 32 21 12 24 26 34 17 9 26 21 17 1 338 0.03%
  Ven.Battaramulla
Seelaratana Thero
JP 12 7 23 14 9 1 6 18 17 19 10 8 13 8 7 4 176 0.02%
  Sanath
Pinnaduwa
NA 9 7 45 13 12 5 8 10 8 7 15 4 4 12 10 0 169 0.01%
  M. Mohamed
Musthaffa
Ind 4 13 7 30 4 10 5 7 13 18 10 7 2 9 11 7 1 154 0.01%
  Sarath
Kongahage
UNAF 10 7 29 14 10 8 5 7 11 7 7 6 12 4 7 0 144 0.01%
  Aruna
de Soyza
RPP 17 8 25 3 7 5 2 11 13 13 14 4 6 11 3 1 143 0.01%
  Senaratna
de Silva
PNF 16 6 23 4 8 5 5 7 11 11 7 10 10 7 6 0 136 0.01%
  M. B.
Thaminimulla
ACAKO 9 8 23 5 14 5 5 8 7 9 4 6 7 12 4 2 128 0.01%
Valid Votes 83,732 41,132 96,826 48,295 61,715 26,030 44,383 121,279 122,276 119,006 86,486 55,825 95,255 90,752 49,316 19,074 1,161,382 100.00%
Rejected Votes 689 543 1,320 699 1,022 444 465 770 850 803 893 557 768 745 512 314 11,394
Total Polled 84,421 41,675 98,146 48,994 62,737 26,474 44,848 122,049 123,126 119,809 87,379 56,382 96,023 91,497 49,828 19,388 1,172,776
Registered Electors 108,138 58,757 139,822 68,643 95,385 38,921 61,194 155,720 158,736 148,696 112,363 73,009 121,247 114,601 66,622 1,521,854
Turnout 78.07% 70.93% 70.19% 71.38% 65.77% 68.02% 73.29% 78.38% 77.57% 80.57% 77.76% 77.23% 79.20% 79.84% 74.79% 77.06%

2015 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 7th presidential election held on 8 January 2015:[8]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Maithripala
Sirisena
NDF 47,728 31,469 82,495 35,167 51,537 23,915 30,955 63,563 68,886 61,116 56,835 36,614 51,480 48,599 29,554 12,160 725,073 55.93%
  Mahinda
Rajapaksa
UPFA 51,351 15,148 17,779 16,601 16,423 6,164 15,932 77,415 70,970 74,189 39,767 24,663 53,327 46,885 23,144 12,856 562,614 43.2%
  A. S. P.
Liyanage
SLLP 66 78 185 47 101 21 34 74 70 57 90 41 57 49 29 8 1,007 0.08%
  M. I. Mohanmed
Mishlar
UPF 61 36 298 32 90 14 39 55 57 45 129 17 37 39 26 3 978 0.08%
  R. A.
Sirisena
PNF 112 37 73 23 61 12 32 128 84 83 80 39 66 78 30 5 943 0.07%
  R. Peduru
Arachchi
ULPP 80 37 131 33 75 15 17 53 81 56 86 27 38 28 25 4 786 0.06%
  Namal
Rajapaksa
ONF 80 30 39 32 48 13 14 80 84 70 50 33 49 57 31 6 716 0.06%
  Duminda
Nagamuwa
FSP 84 22 59 31 39 8 26 67 80 85 46 22 65 31 29 21 715 0.06%
  Aithurus
M. Illias
Ind 1 67 31 120 25 59 12 28 70 64 54 62 17 7 45 18 3 702 0.05%
  Siritunga
Jayasuriya
USP 57 21 69 36 50 19 9 36 41 40 27 22 39 30 22 7 525 0.04%
  Ven.Battaramulla
Seelarathana Thero
JSP 30 16 22 13 10 8 21 50 75 53 38 28 47 24 24 20 479 0.04%
  Pani
Wijesiriwardene
SEP 19 16 32 21 29 12 12 23 31 30 28 10 38 27 15 3 346 0.03%
  Sarath Manamendra NSH 39 7 43 16 25 11 6 33 35 24 22 7 17 25 9 2 321 0.02%
  Anurudha
Polgampola
Ind 2 26 7 44 14 25 9 8 26 27 17 21 7 16 14 11 2 274 0.02%
  Sundaram
Mahendran
NSSP 28 10 25 18 28 22 14 21 8 7 15 6 7 14 10 3 236 0.02%
  M. B.
Theminimulla
ACAKO 15 15 26 11 17 6 5 19 15 21 18 12 17 14 10 3 214 0.02%
  Prasanna
Priyankara
DNM 16 5 19 3 15 8 9 21 18 14 8 14 12 11 7 1 181 0.01%
  Wimal
Geeganage
SLNF 11 2 17 5 9 4 3 15 5 12 10 3 13 7 7 3 126 0.01%
  Jayantha
Kulathunga
ULGC 10 3 21 9 8 2 5 13 11 10 4 6 11 4 3 4 124 0.01%
Valid Votes 94,880 46,990 101,497 52,137 68,649 30,275 47,169 141,762 140,642 135,983 97,336 59,588 105,353 95,981 53,004 25,114 1,296,360 100.00%
Rejected Votes 1,032 547 1,237 668 1,146 325 599 1,481 1,534 1,393 1,275 703 1220 958 680 536 15,334 1.17%
Total Polled 95,912 45,537 102,734 52,805 69,795 30,600 47,768 143,243 142,176 137,376 98,611 60,291 106,573 96,939 53,684 25,650 1,311,694 82.67%
Registered Electors 117,472 60,109 131,482 66,941 89,771 40,609 59,812 174,909 173,355 164,774 120,617 74,934 129,801 115,219 66,793 26,062 1,586,598

2019 presidential electionEdit

Results of the 8th presidential election held on 16 November 2019:[9]

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
  Gotabaya
Rajapaksa
SLPP 61,755 18,850 16,341 19,619 16,986 6,644 19,122 106,102 98,807 99,062 53,232 31,853 71,893 57,645 28,085 21,717 727,713 53.19%
  Sajith
Premadasa
NDF 34,532 27,436 80,076 28,599 52,983 21,345 25,004 40,157 47,747 37,430 50,456 22,628 29,688 36,390 23,156 8,294 559,921 40.92%
  Anura Kumara
Dissanayaka
NMPP 3,184 1,500 1,528 1,750 1,084 647 1,480 7,596 7,605 7,343 3,940 2,439 5,820 3,534 2,124 2,229 53,803 3.93%
  Mahesh
Senanayake
NPP 364 329 186 571 119 236 414 946 1,424 1,172 526 875 1,165 906 500 522 10,335 0.76%
  Rohan
Pallewatte
JSWP 171 58 56 85 73 42 86 266 315 267 173 152 235 190 111 37 2,317 0.17%
  Ajantha
Perera
SPSL 256 60 50 76 68 27 59 291 255 204 131 75 172 157 94 27 2,002 0.15%
  M. L. A. M.
Hizbullah
Ind 11 156 11 207 56 136 26 68 180 145 130 152 53 82 124 71 5 1,660 0.12%
  Ariyawansa
Dissanayake
DUNF 154 74 157 74 193 29 29 90 103 93 129 28 54 106 49 5 1,367 0.1%
  Ven.Battaramulla
Seelarathana Thero
JSP 70 43 166 33 113 22 37 57 69 72 94 43 54 52 36 13 974 0.07%
  Milroy
Fernando
Ind 09 87 52 170 40 121 16 27 56 59 47 96 25 24 53 33 5 911 0.07%
  Namal
Rajapaksa
NUA 66 28 34 19 32 8 19 104 101 86 51 29 56 70 32 6 741 0.05%
  Siripala
Amarasinghe
Ind 02 95 30 120 30 97 15 15 52 51 39 66 15 30 35 30 5 725 0.05%
  Ajantha
de zoysa
RJP 82 15 31 19 41 6 16 79 83 53 67 21 41 91 26 4 675 0.05%
  Duminda
Nagamuwa
FSP 73 14 19 21 23 4 28 68 75 62 30 26 58 24 37 27 589 0.04%
  Ven.Aparekke
Punnananda Thero
Ind 01 44 18 77 22 55 15 14 40 32 30 34 8 21 22 20 16 468 0.03%
  Jayantha
Ketagoda
Ind 07 41 30 51 25 44 6 5 30 30 28 43 11 24 33 15 4 420 0.03%
  Anuruddha
Polgampola
Ind 08 38 12 50 15 51 9 9 33 23 12 35 8 10 26 12 4 343 0.03%
  M. K.
Shivajilingam
Ind 10 19 69 41 38 62 53 16 10 11 9 15 3 5 24 13 5 335 0.02%
  A. S. P.
Liyanage
SLLP 32 24 37 12 34 6 13 32 22 17 29 10 23 24 11 1 327 0.02%
  Subramanium
Gunaratnam
ONF 40 12 25 17 32 9 4 27 21 10 24 5 10 18 6 5 265 0.02%
  Vajirapani
Wijesiriwardene
SEP 19 8 24 21 18 5 5 22 21 22 18 8 21 17 17 0 246 0.02%
  Illiyas
Mohamed
Ind 03 20 11 22 11 23 9 4 25 22 16 17 6 15 13 6 1 221 0.02%
  Sirithunga
Jayasuriya
USP 21 8 33 17 9 4 6 15 17 15 15 8 12 13 9 5 207 0.02%
  Rajiva
Wijesinha
Ind 14 12 5 27 12 22 12 7 10 12 22 15 15 13 11 6 3 204 0.01%
  Aruna
de soyza
DNM 18 5 17 9 15 5 6 11 22 21 12 8 11 23 11 4 198 0.01%
  Sarath
Manamendra
NSU 17 10 18 9 16 1 4 12 13 16 14 4 12 15 6 0 167 0.01%
  Piyasiri
Wijenayake
Ind 13 33 4 11 3 17 1 1 19 21 12 10 3 6 19 2 3 165 0.01%
  Ashoka
Wadigamangawa
Ind 12 16 2 13 9 13 3 7 15 18 10 5 5 11 12 5 5 149 0.01%
  A. H. M.
Alavi
Ind 04 14 6 20 5 15 4 3 15 13 11 14 2 6 7 3 3 141 0.01%
  Sarath
Keerthirathna
Ind 05 9 5 13 3 15 3 7 11 11 10 8 4 3 9 6 4 121 0.01%
  Saman
Perera
OPPP 12 4 12 9 21 0 2 8 16 9 5 3 3 10 4 2 120 0.01%
  B. G.
Nandimithra
NSSP 12 5 17 3 8 0 3 8 4 12 13 2 11 6 0 1 105 0.01%
  Priyantha
Edirisinghe
ACAKO 10 6 14 5 8 0 1 8 6 6 11 6 5 3 6 3 98 0.01%
  Samaraweera
Weeravanni
Ind 15 15 6 9 6 11 1 4 3 9 8 7 4 3 2 4 0 92 0.01%
  Samansiri
Herath
Ind 06 3 2 8 2 5 0 0 2 5 4 8 1 4 3 4 1 52 0.00%
Valid Votes 101,490 48,752 99,680 51,245 72,643 29,213 46,525 156,400 151,188 146,360 109,495 58,386 109,601 99,689 54,550 32,962 1,368,177 100.00%
Rejected Votes 887 672 1,156 727 1,335 458 576 1,314 1,498 1,444 1,135 745 1,129 1,008 698 531 15,333 0.92%
Total Polled 102,377 49,424 100,836 51,972 73,998 29,671 47,701 157,714 152,686 147,804 110,630 59,131 110,730 100,695 55,248 33,493 1,383,510 82.82%
Registered Electors 119,905 61,169 124,354 65,398 93,705 40,187 58,892 186,252 183,787 174,829 132,381 73,926 133,614 118,956 69,128 33,920 1,670,403

Parliamentary General ElectionsEdit

1989 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 9th parliamentary election held on 15 February 1989:[10]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Party[a] 23,462 17,324 49,733 17,908 22,052 15,265 19,768 24,795 25,849 27,415 24,561 20,113 22,042 33,090 21,237 9,916 374,530 51.67% 12
  Sri Lanka Freedom Party 4,131 8,721 11,861 8,654 5,691 4,100 12,193 14,872 21,306 25,830 18,531 17,007 11,002 22,024 13,063 6,067 205,053 28.29% 6
  Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 20,225 1,040 1,326 1,620 732 669 1,724 7,920 7,241 4,351 2,698 3,030 19,152 1,859 1,407 1,972 76,966 10.62% 2
  United Socialist Alliance[b] 523 1,745 4,399 2,482 1,680 1,502 1,341 1,440 1,850 1,890 2,917 2,041 1,758 3,796 1,500 1,009 31,873 4.40% 0
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 168 1,604 19,874 680 2,786 1,259 790 81 117 73 662 284 158 301 415 56 29,308 4.04% 0
  United Lanka People's Party 1,172 254 205 363 239 247 184 1,846 485 266 161 386 671 238 217 178 7,112 0.98% 0
Valid Votes 49,681 30,688 87,398 31,707 33,180 23,042 36,000 50,954 56,848 59,825 49,530 42,861 54,783 61,308 37,839 19,198 724,842 100.00% 20
Rejected Votes 2,500 1,501 6,126 1,439 2,460 949 1,351 3,068 2,473 2,710 2,477 1,507 2,138 2,463 1,602 507 35,271
Total Polled 52,181 32,189 93,524 33,146 35,640 23,991 37,351 54,022 59,321 62,535 52,007 44,368 56,921 63,771 39,441 19,705 760,113
Registered Electors 67,851 47,174 131,624 49,993 53,356 36,820 52,176 82,139 86,029 87,609 74,671 65,984 81,774 95,786 54,316 20,589 1,087,891
Turnout 76.91% 68.23% 71.05% 66.30% 66.80% 65.16% 71.59% 65.77% 68.95% 71.38% 69.65% 67.24% 69.61% 66.58% 72.61% 95.71% 69.87%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate votes
  UNP   UNP Lalith Athulathmudali[c] 235,447
  UNP   UNP Sirisena Cooray 92,263
  SLFP   SLFP Stanley Tillekeratne 83,636
  MEP   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 70,616
  SLFP   SLFP A. Jinadasa Niyathapala 67,804
  SLFP   SLFP C. V. Gunaratne 60,603
  MEP   MEP Bandula Gunawardane 50,861
  SLFP   SLFP Dixon Perera 50,735
  UNP   UNP Gamini Lokuge 48,790
  UNP   UNP M. H. Mohamed 47,451
  UNP   UNP Tyronne Fernando 44,718
  UNP   UNP Premaratne Gunasekera 44,559
  UNP   UNP Vincent Perera 42,776
  UNP   UNP Weerasinghe Mallimarachchi 41,508
  SLFP   SLFP Kingsley Wickramaratne 38,815
  SLFP   SLFP Nimal Siripala de Silva 38,647
  UNP   UNP Sunethra Ranasinghe 37,165
  UNP   CWC M. S. Sellasamy 36,480
  UNP   UNP M. J. Abdul Cader 30,252
  UNP   UNP M. Nimal Rathnasiri Peiris 27,130

1994 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 10th parliamentary election held on 16 August 1994:[12]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  People's Alliance[d] 20,782 16,764 42,060 18,211 18,140 8,977 20,882 40,034 46,899 49,342 36,939 28,106 41,034 41,670 25,967 13,835 469,642 50.94% 11
  United National Party [e] 28,768 17,076 50,136 17,858 24,522 12,983 16,942 29,566 30,668 29,585 26,796 21,215 25,269 30,360 15,860 7,496 385,100 41.77% 9
  Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 11,846 1,345 878 1,615 399 462 1,145 3,409 4,327 2,709 1,646 1,975 6,932 1,543 1,061 1,442 42,734 4.64% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front[f] 476 414 502 493 268 90 327 1,180 1,541 1,418 935 742 1,142 992 666 268 11,454 1.24% 0
  Independent Group 01 46 258 1,526 1,593 1,254 2,813 813 31 57 33 42 140 51 96 311 187 9,251 1.00% 0
  Nava Sama Samaja Party 95 93 319 58 157 44 71 169 183 165 138 104 152 155 115 32 2,050 0.22% 0
  EROS / PLOTE / TELO 73 36 130 87 96 31 44 106 94 105 71 39 89 60 50 2 1,113 0.12% 0
  Democratic Workers' Congress 48 32 159 18 53 25 11 49 23 46 26 18 29 34 9 9 589 0.06% 0
Valid Votes 62,134 36,018 95,710 39,933 44,889 25,425 40,235 74,544 83,792 83,403 66,593 52,339 74,698 74,910 44,039 23,271 921,933 100.00% 20
Rejected Votes 2,882 1,524 5,995 1,618 2,593 821 1,273 2,938 3,010 2,932 2,775 1,485 2,082 2,701 1,652 354 36,635
Total Polled 65,016 37,542 101,705 41,551 47,482 26,246 41,508 77,482 86,802 86,335 69,368 53,824 76,780 77,611 45,691 23,625 958,568
Registered Electors 81,213 52,007 139,012 57,049 63,528 36,915 55,301 106,536 113,173 110,948 90,167 71,213 101,317 97,831 59,749 1,235,959
Turnout 80.06% 72.19% 73.16% 72.83% 74.74% 71.10% 75.06% 72.73% 76.70% 77.82% 76.93% 75.58% 75.78% 79.33% 76.47% 77.56%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate votes
  UNP   UNP Ranil Wickremasinghe 291,194
  PA   DUNF Srimani Athulathmudali 148,727
  PA   SLFP C. V. Gunaratne[g] 114,756
  PA   SLFP Nimal Siripala de Silva 111,730
  UNP   UNP Ossie Abeygunasekera[h] 98,022
  PA   SLFP Jeewan Kumaranatunga 95,767
  PA   SLFP Kingsley Wickramaratne 95,077
  PA   SLFP A. H. M. Fowzie 72,294
  PA   SLFP N. Benet Cooray 66,976
  PA   SLFP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra 63,421
  UNP   UNP Susil Moonesinghe 61,610
  PA   SLFP Indika Gunawardena 58,753
  PA   SLFP Amal Senalankadikara 54,321
  PA   LSSP Bernard Soysa 50,872
  UNP   UNP Gamini Lokuge 47,058
  UNP   UNP Karunasena Kodituwakku 46,134
  UNP   UNP M. H. Mohamed 44,527
  UNP   UNP Weerasinghe Mallimarachchi[i] 44,322
  UNP   UNP Tyronne Fernando 42,872
  UNP   UNP Gunasekara Premaratne 40,646

2000 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 11th parliamentary election held on 10 October 2000:[14]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Party[j] 26,671 19,588 57,578 22,232 33,212 15,480 19,646 33,930 35,792 34,978 30,522 22,207 28,952 35,570 18,556 5,770 440,684 43.48% 10
  People's Alliance[k] 33,986 14,025 20,414 13,922 13,422 4,999 14,382 41,330 43,474 41,977 32,394 20,249 36,995 36,883 17,886 7,808 394,146 38.89% 8
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 4,434 1,990 2,806 2,844 2,031 709 2,556 8,758 11,268 10,219 5,741 3,566 8,174 6,849 4,454 1,734 78,133 7.71% 2
  Sinhala Heritage 1,086 2,106 1,683 2,939 1,043 1,418 3,200 3,283 4,701 6,211 2,604 4,881 6,302 3,721 3,356 1,137 49,671 4.73% 0
  National Unity Alliance[l] 316 1,441 16,420 534 3,149 925 977 39 1,08 33 1,689 266 93 478 548 51 27,067 2.77% 0
  All Ceylon Tamil Congress 26 136 747 927 910 1,371 622 10 11 3 16 19 9 171 210 50 5,238 0.52% 0
  Ceylon Workers' Congress 832 210 1,247 411 1,099 289 122 11 12 16 205 41 3 10 59 21 4,588 0.45% 0
  New Left Front[m] 369 163 378 231 282 253 194 350 279 336 204 155 252 231 154 46 3,877 0.39% 0
  Citizen's
Front
72 143 1,236 169 155 91 59 97 87 99 117 120 127 201 81 25 2,879 0.28% 0
  National People's Party 32 42 96 97 49 105 82 71 127 123 77 106 148 122 91 32 1,400 0.14% 0
  Muslim United Liberation Front 39 54 797 30 60 15 25 50 32 56 54 16 25 22 44 2 1,321 0.13% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 65 37 46 52 23 22 57 101 136 200 72 87 149 57 73 51 1,228 0.12% 0
  Independent Group 3 21 14 75 9 24 21 50 28 20 27 12 17 23 40 421 6 808 0.08% 0
  United Lalith Front 70 22 80 27 47 15 23 95 68 50 35 28 59 31 28 6 684 0.07% 0
  Liberal Party of Sri Lanka 17 29 16 35 5 88 36 19 40 40 11 33 40 31 57 0 497 0.05% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 9 17 26 25 8 14 20 8 38 41 30 21 45 52 26 9 389 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 2 5 56 98 15 46 8 4 11 9 11 18 27 32 7 8 2 357 0.04% 0
  Democratic United National Front 30 16 24 13 17 7 14 39 32 38 26 18 32 28 16 5 355 0.04% 0
  Sri Lanka Muslim Party 6 8 40 29 35 36 23 10 6 10 6 8 5 7 13 2 244 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 5 15 11 19 4 9 5 4 18 14 15 14 12 17 10 12 0 179 0.02% 0
  Ruhuna People's Party 6 11 16 33 3 4 2 6 7 23 7 6 6 9 4 0 143 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 4 8 6 7 7 3 6 4 9 6 14 2 9 12 3 8 5 109 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front 2 2 49 1 6 1 4 3 5 1 5 2 2 4 2 1 90 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 1 4 2 7 4 6 3 3 8 7 7 1 4 7 6 6 0 75 0.01% 0
  People's Freedom Front 9 1 3 1 4 4 2 5 3 5 3 2 9 2 3 2 58 0.01% 0
Valid Votes 68,130 40,130 103,908 44,591 55,648 25,889 42,111 88,289 96,282 94,533 73,865 51,900 81,518 84,545 46,116 16,765 1,014,220 100.00% 20
Rejected Votes 3,153 1,611 5,986 1,882 3,229 1,042 1,246 3,529 3,107 2,999 2,745 1,380 2,517 2,888 1,702 408 39,424
Total Polled 71,283 41,741 109,894 46,473 58,877 26,931 43,357 91,818 99,389 97,532 76,610 53,280 84,035 87,433 47,818 17,173 1,053,644
Registered Electors 90,721 58,676 152,701 66,374 80,510 40,939 58,883 121,170 130,721 125,802 99,486 71,617 111,204 111,701 65,042 1,385,547
Turnout (%) 78.57% 71.14% 71.97% 70.02% 73.13% 65.78% 73.63% 75.78% 76.03% 77.53% 77.01% 74.40% 75.57% 78.27% 73.52% 76.05%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[15] votes
  UNP   UNP Ranil Wickremasinghe 363,668
  UNP   UNP Ravi Karunanayake 145,593
  PA   SLFP G. L. Peiris 139,123
  PA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 114,795
  PA   SLFP A. H. M. Fowzie 100,200
  PA   SLFP Jeewan Kumaranatunga 88,620
  PA   MEP Bandula Gunawardane 70,537
  PA   SLFP Indika Gunawardena 70,341
  UNP   UNP M. Mahroof 65,400
  PA   SLFP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra 62,237
  PA   SLFP Chandan Kathriarachchi 61,301
  UNP   UNP Karunasena Kodituwakku 60,318
  UNP   UNP Gamini Lokuge 58,009
  UNP   UNP M. H. Mohamed 49,239
  UNP   UNP K. B. Lilantha Perera 48,848
  UNP   UNP Tyronne Fernando 41,439
  UNP   UNP K. G. Jayantha Perera 39,242
  UNP   UNP M. Samson Silva 38,894
  JVP   JVP Wimal Weerawansa 13,284
  JVP   JVP E. Nimal Upatissa Fernando 5,717

2001 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 12th parliamentary election held on 5 December 2001:[16][17]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Front [n] 32,784 24,349 80,318 26,636 41,052 18,020 24,219 39,943 43,330 42,260 37,256 27,717 35,932 42,150 23,432 546,417 51.62% 12
  People's Alliance [o] 29,176 12,710 19,149 11,807 11,792 4,053 12,686 37,389 39,238 37,815 28,465 18,573 32,800 33,627 17,344 353,401 33.39% 7
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 7,121 2,872 3,883 3,613 3,098 926 3,786 14,159 16,602 16,045 8,869 5,275 12,776 9,932 5,750 117,404 11.09% 2
  Sinhala Heritage 515 785 731 962 342 396 944 1,229 1,541 2,170 1,001 1,694 2,106 1,161 1,014 16,970 1.60% 0
  Tamil National Alliance [p] 11 244 1,649 2,075 2,483 3,499 1,434 5 22 10 41 73 38 450 571 12,696 1.20% 0
  New Left Front[q] 335 135 308 142 184 83 121 385 284 355 236 155 272 255 180 3,457 0.33% 0
  Democratic Left Front 271 85 178 203 138 129 193 347 302 360 182 202 298 227 132 3,322 0.31% 0
  United Socialist Party 93 64 315 101 142 43 38 92 117 97 120 46 67 111 52 1,503 0.14% 0
  United Lalith Front 98 57 212 39 76 32 32 102 95 73 76 40 54 72 36 1,101 0.10% 0
  Eelam People's Democratic Party 54 19 77 88 62 58 28 45 35 25 33 15 37 40 24 640 0.06% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 35 22 20 26 7 9 29 37 43 50 55 32 44 36 33 478 0.05% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 12 14 6 12 10 9 8 22 20 21 18 16 25 31 15 239 0.02% 0
  Sri Lanka Muslim Party 7 12 50 2 15 10 8 4 11 7 19 12 5 4 8 174 0.02% 0
  National Development Front 14 4 9 8 6 2 8 9 19 11 7 11 8 12 9 137 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 2 11 1 7 2 8 4 7 8 14 8 5 8 9 5 3 100 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front 7 3 15 3 15 2 1 7 5 3 5 2 7 4 2 81 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 4 6 3 12 8 5 6 3 4 4 3 9 1 5 5 3 77 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 1 6 3 3 6 3 2 2 5 11 8 8 3 5 10 1 76 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka National Front 1 2 12 4 5 1 3 6 9 8 4 5 5 4 2 71 0.01% 0
  Ruhuna People's Party 6 3 6 5 2 2 3 6 5 8 3 4 6 5 1 65 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 3 2 1 10 3 3 3 3 2 5 2 2 0 1 3 2 42 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 70,565 41,388 106,970 45,745 59,448 27,289 43,556 93,806 101,712 99,339 76,414 53,884 84,500 88,144 48,614 1,058,481 100.00% 21
Rejected Votes 3,324 1,598 5,700 1,855 3,352 959 1,448 3,725 3,218 3,356 2,761 1,698 2,608 3,294 1,664 40,901
Total Polled 73,889 42,986 112,670 47,600 62,800 28,248 45,004 97,531 104,930 102,695 79,175 55,582 87,108 91,438 50,278 1,099,382
Registered Electors 93,630 61,373 159,417 66,736 86,842 41,908 61,222 127,422 135,550 131,571 102,676 74,140 114,854 115,430 67,911 1,440,682
Turnout 78.92% 70.04% 70.68% 71.33% 72.32% 67.40% 73.51% 76.54% 77.41% 78.05% 77.11% 74.97% 75.84% 79.22% 74.04% 76.31%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[18] votes
  UNF   UNP Ranil Wickremasinghe 415,686
  UNF   UNP Milinda Moragoda 134,132
  UNF   UNP Ravi Karunanayake 129,893
  PA   SLFP A. H. M. Fowzie 103,817
  PA   SLFP Arjuna Ranatunga 97,409
  PA   SLFP Susil Premajayanth 90,170
  PA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 87,615
  UNF   UNP M. Mahroof 85,988
  UNF   UNP Karunasena Kodituwakku 78,093
  PA   SLFP Jeewan Kumaranatunga 70,790
  UNF   UNP Gamini Lokuge 66,968
  UNF   UNP Bandula Gunawardane 66,516
  UNF   UNP M. H. Mohamed 64,783
  PA   SLFP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra 61,530
  PA   SLFP Chandana Kathriarachchi 57,673
  UNF   WPF Mano Ganesan 54,942
  UNF   UNP Jayantha Ketagoda 54,274
  UNF   UNP Tyronne Fernando 46,129
  UNF   UNP K. B. Lilantha Perera 43,887
  JVP   JVP Wimal Weerawansa 19,687
  JVP   JVP Sunil Handunnetti 9,438

2004 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 13th parliamentary election held on 2 April 2004:[19]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Front [r] 28,607 21,543 71,599 23,739 40,387 19,084 19,865 29,029 32,772 26,302 29,540 19,635 22,337 34,313 18,448 4,641 441,841 41.76% 9
  United People's Freedom Alliance [s] 37,380 12,484 17,681 12,141 12,724 3,613 12,577 49,520 53,065 45,939 32,976 20,070 37,919 38,833 19,284 8,482 414,688 39.20% 8
  Jathika Hela Urumaya 5,952 6,360 8,881 9,116 3,409 2,824 9,247 17,768 18,485 29,850 14,311 13,192 25,385 13,493 9,085 3,260 190,618 18.02% 3
  National Development Front 96 109 230 91 415 44 63 175 202 215 194 140 177 168 86 15 2,420 0.23% 0
  New Left Front[t] 133 89 225 166 175 150 112 129 139 121 106 95 135 161 71 30 2,037 0.19% 0
  National People's Party 72 41 49 45 24 19 43 175 115 244 78 55 160 102 50 1 1,273 0.12% 0
  United Socialist Party 71 27 204 57 93 20 30 59 53 40 74 29 32 73 31 1 894 0.08% 0
  United Muslim People's Party 40 61 317 40 75 22 24 29 30 29 81 30 22 33 23 2 858 0.08% 0
  Independent Group 7 1 54 501 5 42 4 10 3 3 3 40 9 0 3 5 0 683 0.06% 0
  United Lalith Front 43 20 117 25 57 19 17 39 37 27 29 16 34 49 20 1 550 0.05% 0
  Eelam People's Democratic Party 34 12 66 65 45 21 30 32 48 41 26 15 36 38 26 4 539 0.05% 0
  Swarajya
Party
2 29 98 37 8 55 25 7 22 30 15 26 9 11 27 3 404 0.04% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 12 2 4 10 5 2 15 17 26 31 15 14 28 9 8 5 203 0.02% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 4 11 10 11 10 5 6 6 18 18 4 7 14 24 7 4 159 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 11 11 2 13 6 10 4 3 13 13 10 6 6 6 7 4 0 114 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 10 9 6 13 3 8 3 2 18 6 5 6 1 6 7 5 0 98 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka Muslim Party 1 10 35 7 5 9 4 3 3 3 7 0 4 4 1 1 97 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front 2 4 34 1 6 0 3 2 2 6 3 1 3 4 0 0 71 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 8 5 4 8 2 2 1 1 8 11 4 2 3 6 6 4 0 67 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 1 1 13 3 2 2 3 2 2 5 5 2 2 2 5 0 0 49 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 2 1 5 12 0 3 4 1 4 5 1 2 1 1 4 2 0 46 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 4 3 3 2 3 5 3 1 4 3 4 1 2 3 3 1 2 43 0.00% 0
  Sri Lanka National Front 1 1 5 1 2 1 1 3 3 6 0 3 4 6 5 0 42 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 6 7 1 12 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 6 0 0 40 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 5 4 1 5 2 3 1 1 5 2 2 1 4 0 3 2 0 36 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 3 2 0 5 0 3 0 2 4 3 2 3 2 1 5 2 0 34 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 9 4 0 7 0 5 0 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 3 4 0 32 0.00% 0
  Ruhuna People's Party 2 1 6 0 3 0 1 5 4 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 30 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 72,500 40,893 100,142 45,576 57,528 25,914 42,087 97,061 105,077 102,942 77,530 53,359 86,327 87,376 47,202 16,452 1,057,966 100.00% 20
Rejected Votes 3,491 1,457 5,451 1,689 3,431 869 1,173 3,516 3,316 2,831 2,832 1,413 2,161 3,139 1,531 305 38,605
Total Polled 75,991 42,350 105,593 47,265 60,959 26,783 43,260 100,577 108,393 105,773 80,362 54,772 88,488 90,515 48,733 16,757 1,096,571
Registered Electors 98,012 62,722 153,763 67,885 86,388 40,209 60,159 135,242 143,644 137,285 106,335 74,159 118,318 116,454 67,176 1,467,751
Turnout 77.53% 67.52% 68.67% 69.63% 70.56% 66.61% 71.91% 74.37% 75.46% 77.05% 75.57% 73.86% 74.79% 77.73% 72.55% 74.71%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[20] votes
  UNF   UNP Ranil Wickremasinghe 329,524
  UPFA   JVP Wimal Weerawansa 237,185
  UPFA   JVP Sunil Handunnetti 152,942
  UPFA   JVP Lakshman Nipuna Arachchi 122,645
  UPFA   SLFP Susil Premajayanth 100,074
  UNF   UNP Milinda Moragoda 99,146
  UPFA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 82,626
  UPFA   SLFP Arjuna Ranatunga 81,914
  UNF   UNP Ravi Karunanayake 69,975
  UNF   UNP M. H. Mohamed 62,559
  UNF   UNP T. Maheswaran[u] 57,978
  UNF   UNP Bandula Gunawardane 57,460
  UNF   UNP M. Mahroof 55,919
  UNF   UNP Gamini Lokuge 53,810
  UPFA   SLFP Jeewan Kumaranatunga 51,583
  UNF   WPF Mano Ganesan 51,508
  UPFA   SLFP A. H. M. Fowzie 49,719
  JHU   JHU Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero 42,850
  JHU   JHU Ven. Kotapola Amarakitti Thero 26,539
  JHU   JHU Ven. Kataluwe Ratanasiya Thero[v] 10,512

2010 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 14th parliamentary election held on 8 April 2010:[23]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United People's Freedom Alliance [w] 42,259 13,662 21,794 14,662 15,976 5,169 15,472 57,951 56,539 60,139 37,782 22,799 44,200 40,369 19,486 12,637 480,896 51.19% 10
  United National Front [x] 16,730 16,421 51,421 19,241 30,825 13,056 15,831 26,841 23,546 21,953 23,949 16,374 18,937 25,356 15,384 3,885 339,750 36.17% 7
  Democratic National Alliance [y] 5,432 3,619 6,243 4,608 3,226 1,675 4,256 10,103 14,460 13,532 8,371 6,729 12,313 8,159 5,061 2,896 110,683 11.78% 2
  United Lanka People's Party 118 90 302 82 93 39 53 121 188 180 173 73 125 92 78 21 1,828 0.19% 0
  Sri Lanka National Front 15 20 24 20 102 10 7 42 231 82 50 20 60 191 37 13 924 0.10% 0
  Tamil United Liberation Front 5 8 90 176 138 183 94 7 9 16 6 3 11 33 46 9 834 0.09% 0
  Left Liberation Front 20 78 142 38 115 67 48 19 21 26 16 16 23 30 37 10 706 0.08% 0
  National Development Front 15 106 192 23 84 5 15 20 11 12 27 5 12 23 24 4 578 0.06% 0
  Our National Front 21 7 28 7 26 7 11 41 43 39 28 17 37 41 16 4 373 0.04% 0
  United Socialist Party 21 21 70 38 54 13 13 9 14 17 15 12 12 20 18 5 352 0.04% 0
  United National Alternative Front 19 14 51 10 44 19 11 24 18 11 20 12 9 25 4 1 292 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 10 14 12 28 16 42 15 6 13 7 9 18 9 8 8 7 0 212 0.02% 0
  Muslim National Alliance 9 0 28 8 11 4 5 10 10 17 12 7 6 14 6 0 147 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 16 19 7 25 5 11 3 1 15 14 9 6 7 9 6 4 1 142 0.02% 0
  All Are Citizens All Are Kings Organisation 19 8 35 9 2 1 5 1 10 16 8 14 4 0 5 3 140 0.01% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 6 7 5 7 14 8 3 11 14 13 9 3 11 11 7 3 132 0.01% 0
  Janasetha Peramuna 1 11 20 2 40 0 2 2 9 7 7 7 6 11 2 4 131 0.01% 0
  United Lanka Great Council 1 6 35 2 11 0 0 2 4 7 11 6 5 31 4 1 126 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 11 13 7 6 1 7 7 4 12 15 17 7 3 8 8 4 0 119 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 15 6 20 25 3 3 3 2 7 9 4 5 5 8 7 7 1 115 0.01% 0
  United Democratic Front 11 5 19 4 8 6 5 7 8 5 4 7 6 15 3 1 114 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 12 8 10 20 2 12 1 4 11 5 9 6 4 7 6 2 0 107 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 13 4 3 8 5 9 0 2 5 11 15 4 4 7 2 4 1 84 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 7 2 1 0 3 9 0 0 5 11 5 5 2 4 27 1 0 75 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 14 12 0 11 1 5 2 0 6 2 5 7 2 4 2 3 2 64 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 8 4 3 6 2 3 0 2 4 12 5 8 4 1 8 0 1 63 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 1 2 2 9 2 7 1 0 3 6 7 2 0 1 4 1 1 48 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 4 2 2 15 0 5 2 2 2 3 4 3 3 0 2 0 0 45 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 9 4 3 3 1 11 1 4 3 2 1 1 0 2 5 2 0 43 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 2 0 1 14 3 4 1 3 1 4 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 38 0.00% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 1 0 1 3 3 3 2 3 2 1 5 1 5 3 2 0 35 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 3 6 0 4 2 2 0 1 3 4 1 1 2 2 0 2 1 31 0.00% 0
  Sri Lanka Labour Party 4 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 5 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 30 0.00% 0
  National People's Party 3 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 3 2 1 5 1 2 0 1 29 0.00% 0
  Ceylon Democratic Unity Alliance 2 1 4 2 3 2 0 1 3 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 27 0.00% 0
  Patriotic National Front 0 1 3 2 0 1 3 1 4 4 3 0 1 1 1 1 26 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 6 0 1 4 0 1 3 0 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 20 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 5 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 16 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 64,810 34,162 80,691 38,996 50,909 20,311 35,868 95,311 95,257 96,179 70,583 46,159 75,847 74,517 40,263 19,512 939,375 100.00% 19
Rejected Votes 4,225 1,998 6,606 2,562 4,495 1,283 1,606 4,206 4,193 4,160 3,863 1,877 3,014 3,725 1,990 551 50,354
Total Polled 69,035 36,160 87,297 41,558 55,404 21,594 37,474 99,517 99,450 100,339 74,446 48,036 78,861 78,242 42,253 20,063 989,729
Registered Electors 108,138 58,757 139,822 68,643 95,385 38,921 61,194 155,720 158,736 148,696 112,363 73,009 121,247 114,601 66,622 1,521,854
Turnout 63.84% 61.54% 62.43% 60.54% 58.08% 55.48% 61.24% 63.91% 62.65% 67.48% 66.25% 65.79% 65.04% 68.27% 63.42% 65.03%
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[24] votes
  UPFA   NFF Wimal Weerawansa 280,672
  UNF   UNP Ranil Wickremasinghe 232,957
  UPFA   SLFP Duminda Silva 146,336
  UPFA   JHU Champika Ranawaka 120,333
  UPFA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 116,860
  DNA   DNA Sarath Fonseka[z] 98,458
  DNA   JVP Sunil Handunnetti 78,126
  UNF   UNP Ravi Karunanayake 70,328
  UNF   UNP Mohan Lal Grero 68,008
  UNF   UNP Rosy Senanayake 66,357
  UPFA   UNP Bandula Gunawardane 64,654
  UPFA   SLFP Thilanga Sumathipala 60,848
  UNF   UNP Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa 60,030
  UPFA   SLFP Susil Premajayanth 54,702
  UNF   UNP Sujeewa Senasinghe 52,559
  UPFA   SLFP A. H. M. Fowzie 51,641
  UPFA   SLFP Jeewan Kumaranatunga 51,080
  UPFA   UNP Gamini Lokuge 49,750
  UNF   DPF Praba Ganesan 42,851

2015 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 15th parliamentary election held on 17 August 2015:[28]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Front for Good Governance[aa] 39,106 28,968 79,968 31,450 50,571 22,060 28,153 52,336 56,154 49,637 49,196 30,247 41,374 43,665 26,412 11,446 640,743 53.00% 11
  United People's Freedom Alliance[ab] 42,895 11,842 11,489 12,917 10,256 4,204 13,273 66,450 62,136 65,243 35,300 20,797 47,049 40,142 19,203 10,867 474,063 39.21% 7
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 4,346 2,282 2,109 2,960 1,647 875 2,366 10,719 11,971 11,193 6,159 4,075 9,001 5,384 3,217 3,087 81,391 6.73% 1
  Democratic Party 172 284 209 238 121 71 204 678 564 580 293 327 584 420 214 279 5,238 0.43% 0
  Bodu Jana Peramuna 86 100 68 169 45 36 94 207 199 224 229 147 207 134 138 54 2,137 0.18% 0
  Tamil United Liberation Front 28 23 86 99 162 112 44 1 16 7 58 8 6 36 17 20 723 0.06% 0
  Our National Front 50 13 19 11 17 4 16 71 63 71 30 23 42 39 25 3 497 0.04% 0
  Frontline Socialist Party 56 9 9 21 23 3 19 41 46 59 26 16 72 17 24 22 463 0.04% 0
  United Socialist Party 22 31 78 21 64 10 13 20 31 31 39 20 10 19 16 4 429 0.04% 0
  United People's Party 28 23 63 23 49 11 16 31 41 19 31 21 21 20 16 9 422 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 01 3 54 89 26 81 11 3 4 3 9 22 25 2 3 3 1 339 0.03% 0
  Nava Sama Samaja Party 10 11 105 8 18 28 19 10 10 8 8 11 9 18 28 2 303 0.03% 0
  Jana Setha Peramuna 12 26 25 14 3 3 5 24 52 24 30 25 31 17 1 4 296 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 12 5 7 7 14 6 7 10 9 52 18 48 27 34 26 15 1 286 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 11 20 10 36 9 29 8 5 9 19 19 15 6 8 9 8 1 211 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 09 5 10 13 14 5 16 2 3 24 5 5 20 14 4 6 3 149 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 10 4 2 8 18 12 51 9 3 2 4 5 3 2 8 5 4 140 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 15 9 8 11 3 18 5 4 15 11 7 15 7 7 4 9 4 137 0.01%
  United Peace Front 11 2 4 3 4 4 2 27 19 12 10 5 6 15 7 3 134 0.01% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 5 4 4 8 2 5 4 10 9 19 7 2 21 16 8 1 125 0.01% 0
  All Lanka Tamil Great Council 5 4 21 6 17 5 6 7 6 3 9 5 3 3 2 2 104 0.01% 0
  United Lanka People's Party 3 0 7 6 2 2 0 8 20 15 7 2 1 6 3 0 82 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 08 4 4 13 5 10 1 1 2 5 1 4 1 3 3 2 0 59 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 14 1 1 9 2 7 3 1 8 1 5 3 3 6 2 5 0 57 0.00% 0
  Motherland People's Party 2 3 1 2 2 0 4 13 2 4 3 5 3 5 2 4 55 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 02 3 2 6 2 6 0 1 0 7 2 4 6 8 3 1 1 52 0.00% 0
  Sri Lanka Vanguard Party 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 5 6 6 4 3 15 2 0 2 49 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 05 4 0 2 2 5 0 4 10 5 1 3 0 0 4 2 0 42 0.00% 0
  New Sinhala Heritage 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 4 5 3 2 3 5 0 1 33 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 03 2 1 7 0 1 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 24 0.00% 0
  Liberal Party of Sri Lanka 1 2 2 1 4 1 5 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 23 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 13 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 23 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 07 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 4 0 1 3 0 0 20 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 06 0 2 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 3 1 0 19 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 04 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 17 0.00% 0
  Sri Lanka National Force 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 14 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 89,908 43,736 94,477 48,056 63,193 27,538 44,289 130,740 131,493 127,240 91,576 55,843 98,548 90,041 49,394 25,827 1,208,899 100.00% 19
Rejected Votes 7,044 1,902 5,332 2,043 4,055 1,237 1,330 4,026 3,536 3,452 3,283 1,457 2,492 2,990 1,634 559 43,372 3.46%
Total Polled 90,952 45,638 99,809 50,099 67,248 28,775 45,619 134,766 135,029 130,692 94,859 57,300 101,040 93,031 51,028 26,386 1,252,271 78.93%
Registered Electors 117,472 60,109 131,482 66,941 89,771 40,609 59,812 174,909 173,355 164,774 120,617 74,934 129,801 115,219 66,793 1,586,598
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[29] votes
  UNFGG   UNP Ranil Wickremesinghe 500,566
  UPFA   NFF Wimal Weerawansa 313,801
  UPFA   PHU Udaya Gammanpila 198,818
  UPFA   SLFP Susil Premajayantha 174,075
  UPFA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 124,451
  UNFGG   UNP Sujeewa Senasinghe 117,049
  UNFGG   UNP Harsha de Silva 114,147
  UNFGG   UNP Ravi Karunanayake 111,399
  UNFGG   JHU Champika Ranawaka 100,444
  UPFA   SLFP Bandula Gunawardena 96,057
  UNFGG   UNP S. M. Marikar 92,526
  UNFGG   UNP Mujibur Rahman 83,884
  UNFGG   UNP Eran Wickramaratne 82,737
  UNFGG   UNP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe 81,758
  UNFGG   SLFP Hirunika Premachandra 70,584
  UNFGG   DPF Mano Ganeshan 69,064
  JVP   JVP Anura Kumara Dissanayake 65,966
  UPFA   SLFP Mohan Lal Grero 65,703
  UPFA   SLFP Gamini Lokuge 58,527

2020 parliamentary general electionEdit

Results of the 16th parliamentary election held on 05 August 2020:[30]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  Sri Lanka People's Freedom Alliance[ac] 58,477 17,680 16,688 18,007 16,775 6,294 18,244 95,118 90,489 89,240 49,742 29,436 64,309 55,000 25,320 23,784 647,687 57.04% 12
  Samagi Jana Balawegaya[ad] 20,308 20,450 64,692 20,538 41,059 16,521 18,611 23,184 23,793 23,687 36,718 14,946 17,733 23,747 15,646 5,512 387,145 32.73% 6
  National People's Power[ae] 3,761 1,931 1,912 2,595 1,230 1,074 2,094 8,712 9,594 9,160 4,655 3,405 7,371 4,404 2,901 2,801 67,600 5.72% 1
  United National Party 1,712 1,500 2,978 1,869 2,676 1,143 1,706 2,476 2,679 2,098 2,091 1,563 2,128 1,754 1,440 1,062 30,875 2.61% 0
  National Development Front 188 61 111 103 112 40 140 334 228 216 182 119 162 188 120 39 2,343 0.2% 0
  Independent Group 07 97 66 48 104 46 58 103 158 201 213 82 204 263 143 120 15 1,921 0.16% 0
  Independent Group 17 214 37 37 42 63 13 30 232 206 223 160 58 96 139 67 10 1,627 0.14% 0
  Independent Group 02 116 31 181 47 88 19 35 105 94 67 114 46 57 106 83 15 1,204 0.1% 0
  Independent Group 19 129 69 166 47 148 23 23 106 73 73 127 44 33 78 34 8 1,181 0.1% 0
  Frontline Socialist Party 102 20 23 23 54 13 41 143 131 127 54 40 148 43 57 66 1,085 0.09% 0
  Independent Group 08 57 43 177 38 136 27 41 50 38 38 95 25 23 67 35 6 896 0.08% 0
  National People's Party 41 20 23 199 17 14 39 62 74 71 47 57 72 96 28 24 884 0.07% 0
  Liberal Party of Sri Lanka 52 18 29 25 20 17 23 96 116 99 49 39 103 70 29 15 800 0.07% 0
  Independent Group 10 20 5 56 23 60 11 11 66 39 49 46 30 227 19 10 26 698 0.06% 0
  United Left Front 58 27 70 31 72 11 20 61 57 51 55 17 48 65 23 12 678 0.06% 0
  Independent Group 11 41 33 161 38 82 4 15 35 37 40 55 14 21 62 12 2 652 0.06% 0
  Socialist Party of Sri Lanka 54 17 31 35 40 13 28 77 65 55 57 27 45 52 37 9 642 0.05% 0
  Independent Group 13 83 26 92 27 85 21 14 34 48 32 59 10 29 36 21 1 618 0.05% 0
  Independent Group 15 103 17 29 18 23 4 11 82 65 46 50 12 26 64 29 4 583 0.04% 0
  Sinhaladeepa National Front 16 13 9 8 6 4 6 81 190 34 28 11 59 15 11 24 515 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 24 75 25 30 9 15 1 5 52 28 24 130 12 25 8 33 10 482 0.04% 0
  Democratic United National Front 14 22 13 17 12 3 3 13 42 25 219 12 14 34 7 21 471 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 05 29 18 94 13 94 9 7 29 31 20 38 14 17 31 13 6 463 0.04% 0
  Jana Setha Peramuna 18 22 30 11 22 9 51 26 53 30 45 17 39 21 13 14 421 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 01 10 4 20 53 34 60 14 19 27 34 9 21 22 34 18 17 396 0.03% 0
  United Socialist Party 31 9 40 21 45 7 14 25 25 27 33 10 22 23 7 3 342 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 03 30 16 28 13 9 3 11 32 41 47 16 17 25 33 10 2 323 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 25 16 19 78 10 11 6 3 16 8 18 46 7 2 21 47 2 310 0.03% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 15 10 29 24 20 9 12 23 33 27 32 8 21 20 15 5 303 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 04 26 19 72 11 30 5 10 24 21 13 17 6 18 13 7 8 300 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 26 20 20 30 7 14 2 5 25 50 34 22 9 33 15 4 7 297 0.03% 0
  New Sinhala Heritage 21 21 12 19 11 4 6 22 35 23 36 27 25 6 16 10 294 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 09 6 8 5 8 15 12 16 29 29 30 6 4 24 47 44 8 291 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 20 12 11 55 14 29 13 5 16 14 19 32 9 13 23 6 4 275 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 06 31 14 26 9 31 2 9 29 17 22 26 8 15 16 8 2 265 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 21 26 6 23 7 10 6 10 26 25 26 16 5 16 27 5 6 240 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 12 10 11 13 11 27 6 6 22 14 12 43 4 6 15 10 5 215 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 22 21 5 10 5 7 5 2 28 22 19 7 8 5 10 10 4 168 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 18 25 3 8 3 16 3 2 19 14 15 13 5 11 6 2 5 150 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 14 8 3 5 5 14 0 1 12 9 6 9 3 3 5 2 1 86 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 16 7 3 6 3 3 0 6 22 7 5 4 1 2 7 1 2 78 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 23 1 2 3 2 2 0 2 5 8 8 7 3 6 7 0 0 56 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 86,081 43,335 88,143 44,092 63,263 25,489 41,434 131,726 128,770 126,103 95,272 50,313 93,317 86,560 46,301 33,577 1,182,776 100.00% 19
Rejected Votes 6,907 3,537 8,955 3,371 7,113 1,545 2,529 8,032 6,845 6,760 6,870 2,789 4,931 5,895 3,254 1,701 81,034 4.74%
Total Polled 92,988 45,872 97,098 47,463 70,376 27,034 43,963 139,758 135,615 132,863 102,142 53,102 98,248 92,455 49,555 35,278 1,263,810 73.98%
Registered Electors 122,257 61,897 126,022 67,241 93,672 41,831 62,406 191,627 188,469 179,289 136,028 75,197 136,304 119,911 70,528 36,530 1,709,209
Preferential votes
Alliance Party Candidate[31] votes
  SLPFA   SLPP Sarath Weerasekara 328,092
  SJB   SJB Sajith Premadasa 305,744
  SLPFA   NFF Wimal Weerawansa 267,084
  SLPFA   PHU Udaya Gammanpila 136,331
  SLPFA   SLPP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe 120,626
  SLPFA   SLPP Bandula Gunawardena 101,644
  SJB   SJB S. M. Marikkar 96,916
  SLPFA   SLPP Pradeep Undugoda 91,958
  SJB   SJB Mujibur Rahman 87,589
  SLPFA   MEP Dinesh Gunawardena 85,287
  SJB   SJB Harsha de Silva 82,845
  SLPFA   SLPP Madhura Withanage 70,205
  SLPFA   SLPP Premnath C. Dolawaththa 69,055
  SJB   JHU Patali Champika Ranawaka 65,574
  SLPFA   SLPP Gamini Lokuge 62,543
  SJB   DPF Mano Ganeshan 62,091
  SLPFA   SLPP Susil Premajayantha 50,321
  NPP   JVP Anura Kumara Dissanayake 49,814
  SLPFA   SLPP Jagath Kumara 47,693

Provincial Council ElectionsEdit

1988 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 1st Western provincial council election held on 2 June 1988 [32]

Party Total Votes % Seats
  United National Party 265,845 53.45% 23
  United Socialist Alliance[af] 190,116 38.23% 17
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 37,598 7.56% 3
  Liberal Party of Sri Lanka 3,781 0.76% 0
Valid Votes 497,340 100.00% 43

1993 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 2nd Western provincial council election held on 17 May 1993:[33]

Party Votes % Seats
  People's Alliance [ag] 307,471 38.14% 17
  United National Party 303,179 37.59% 16
  Democratic United National Front 176,511 21.87% 10
  Nava Sama Samaja Party 6,983 0.87% 0
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 4,854 0.6% 0
  Democratic Workers Congress 2,624 0.33% 0
  Independent Group 02 2,495 0.31% 0
  Independent Group 01 2,290 0.29% 0
Valid Votes 806,487 100.00% 43

1999 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 3rd Western provincial council election held on 6 April 1999:[34][35][36]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United National Party 23,077 18,534 50,132 19,492 26,448 12,348 15,548 28,150 28,065 26,785 25,989 16,956 22,576 31,232 14,971 2,333 362,336 45.07% 19
  People's Alliance [ah] 21,057 11,230 24,182 11,979 11,483 4,659 13,416 30,493 30,989 35,377 24,217 19,351 27,843 28,688 15,373 3,259 313,576 38.98% 17
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 2,800 1,736 2,457 1,997 1,734 490 1,751 5,576 8,066 7,257 4,777 2,543 4,869 5,430 3,535 363 55,361 6.88% 3
  Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 9,055 619 765 891 518 413 1,234 3,915 6,471 3,375 2,187 2,289 7,433 2,004 1,287 552 43,008 5.35% 2
  National Union of Workers [ai] 1,088 330 4,654 650 3,897 812 231 45 84 51 331 113 40 80 96 8 12,510 1.55% 1
  New Left Front [aj] 505 324 1,080 886 864 1,007 558 567 520 580 416 333 484 547 445 24 9,140 1.14% 1
  Muslim United Liberation Front 76 122 3,896 48 243 55 60 58 78 80 169 42 53 60 45 2 5,087 0.63% 0
  Liberal Party of Sri Lanka 56 57 90 117 74 148 102 70 63 78 51 103 91 152 148 1 1,411 0.18% 0
  Independent Group 01 16 41 284 44 625 84 39 15 30 17 56 9 20 24 12 10 1,326 0.16% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front 22 7 27 17 15 8 12 70 40 35 21 49 72 43 56 1 495 0.06% 0
Valid Votes 57,762 33,000 87,567 36,121 45,881 20,024 32,951 68,959 74,406 73,635 58,214 41,786 63,461 68,260 35,968 6,553 804,550 100.00% 43
Rejected Votes 3,676 1,976 6,738 2,303 3,539 1,308 1,835 4,440 4,174 4,491 3,674 2,385 3,794 3,525 2,231 366 50,435 5.9%
Total Polled 61,438 34,976 94,305 38,424 49,420 21,332 34,786 73,339 78,580 28,126 66,888 44,153 67,255 71,785 38,199 6,919 854,985 64.45%
Registered Electors 86,614 55,841 144,202 64,542 75,761 40,640 58,766 113,810 123,171 120,054 94,877 70,405 107,710 106,359 63,735 1,326,487
Preferential votes
Party Candidate[37] votes
  UNP Karu Jayasuriya 250,179
  PA Susil Premajayantha 162,415
  UNP K. B. Lilantha Perera 39,670
  UNP K. G. Jayantha Perera 39,096
  MEP Bandula Gunawardane 31,984
  PA A. D. Gamini Thilakasiri 31,975
  PA Chandana Kathirarachchi 30,429
  PA Navusar Fauzi 29,837
  UNP S. Hameed Mohomad 29,384
  PA Hector Bethgamage 28,894
  UNP M. Samson Silva 28,392
  UNP Ajith Nivard Cabraal 27,990
  UNP M. Jayantha de Silva 27,352
  PA Ashoka Lankathilaka 26,174
  PA W. T Renuka Perera 25,291
  UNP Janaka Malimaarachchi 24,734
  UNP Abegunawardhana Luxman 24,163
  UNP Thompson Joseph Mendis 22,414
  UNP P. Almon Pieris 22,264
  PA A. Mahesh Jayathissa 22,172
  PA H. M. Upali Kodikara 21,812
  PA Wirantha Fernando 21,426
  PA D. H. Sunil Jayamini 21,374
  UNP M. Nimal Rathnasiri Pieris 20,750
  PA N. U. Ananda Wasantha 20,271
  UNP Rathnasiri Rajapaksa 20,179
  UNP A. S. Mohomed Ishfahani 19,568
  UNP U. L. Senaka Damyantha de Silva 19,376
  PA B. L. D. Susantha Sirinatha 19,032
  UNP M. P. Premasiri Perera 18,946
  UNP M. Y. Mohomed Nawfer 18,666
  PA Thilakaratna Rajapaksa 17,701
  UNP S. Chandrasiri Dias 17,626
  UNP Joseph Charles 17,263
  PA Isura Devapriya 16,099
  PA K. Ranjith Mahinda 15,893
  PA Terrance Balasooriya 15,419
  MEP A. Lionel Kariyawasam 7,924
  JVP A. Dharmadasa Perera 5,423
  JVP Anura Panagoda 4,057
  JVP A. H. Sanath Weerakon 3,932
  NLF Vikramabahu Karunaratne 3,755
  NUW Mano Ganeshan 3,663

2004 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 4th Western provincial council election held on 10 July 2004:[38]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United People's Freedom Alliance [ak] 29,534 8,968 14,580 9,372 9,615 2,632 10,374 35,610 40,785 38,289 25,690 16,436 31,251 30,382 14,621 4,514 322,653 49.11% 21
  United National Party [al] 18,113 15,020 35,680 14,251 23,661 7,622 10,850 20,694 20,364 21,088 20,889 12,758 16,794 25,453 11,369 2,153 276,759 42.12% 18
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 413 1,524 18,727 578 4,209 975 554 54 142 43 2,716 480 62 352 336 19 31,184 4.75% 2
  Western People's Front 400 688 3,282 1,423 3,637 997 308 15 77 10 703 266 11 237 155 10 12,219 1.86% 1
  Democratic Unity Alliance 61 586 2,882 263 667 332 337 62 103 62 273 92 55 278 151 15 6,219 0.95% 1
  New Left Front [am] 185 297 447 168 247 218 106 229 111 174 207 165 145 202 98 25 3,024 0.46% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 81 79 74 87 38 22 93 152 191 275 386 202 221 134 96 63 2,194 0.33% 0
  National Development Front 75 70 85 46 217 20 26 100 126 115 94 65 82 172 42 2 1,337 0.20% 0
  United Lalith Front 63 33 144 33 69 11 20 59 42 69 56 41 36 52 37 6 771 0.12% 0
  United Sinhala Great Council 16 11 27 17 12 1 17 19 24 33 17 18 21 16 17 10 276 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 01 19 8 29 15 10 3 5 19 15 29 11 12 25 22 18 11 251 0.04% 0
  Sri Lanka National Front 7 4 28 5 15 4 3 2 4 10 8 4 9 6 3 1 113 0.02% 0
Valid Votes 48,967 27,288 75,985 26,258 42,397 12,837 22,693 57,015 61,984 60,197 51,050 30,539 48,712 57,306 26,943 6,829 657,000 100.00% 43
Rejected Votes 3,022 1,753 4,952 1,809 2,696 694 1,508 3,789 3,936 4,749 3,694 2,191 3,979 3,590 1,989 653 45,004
Total Polled 51,989 29,041 80,937 28,067 45,093 13,531 24,201 60,804 65,920 64,946 54,744 32,730 52,691 60,896 28,932 7,482 702,004
Registered Electors 98,012 62,722 153,763 67,885 86,388 40,209 60,159 135,242 143,644 137,285 106,335 74,159 118,318 116,454 67,176 1,467,751
Turnout 53.04% 46.30% 52.64% 41.34% 52.20% 33.65% 40.23% 44.96% 45.89% 47.31% 51.48% 44.13% 44.53% 52.29% 43.07% 47.83%
Preferential votes
Party Candidate[38] votes
  UNP Duminda Silva 56,569
  UPFA Anura Hemapala 36,029
  UPFA A. D. Gamini Thilakasiri 34,992
  UNP M. Jayantha de Silva 34,776
  UPFA H. Kanchana Peiris 34,658
  UPFA Hector Bethmage 31,924
  UPFA S. Watagala 31,836
  UNP Abeygunarathna Lakshman 30,945
  UPFA M. Priyanga Kothalawala 30,876
  UNP Mohan Lal Grero 30,436
  UPFA G. H. Buddhadasa 29,682
  UPFA R. V. Pathirana Sarath 29,375
  UPFA D. H. Sunil JAyamini 29,082
  UNP Ajantha Niroshan Padukka 28,104
  UPFA Almedha Mahesh 26,886
  UNP Nimal Rathnasiri Peiris 26,851
  UPFA Nauzar Fawsi 25,085
  UPFA P. Wasantha Malini 24,727
  UPFA H.M Upali Kodikara 22,786
  UPFA D. Chandrasiri 22,588
  UPFA A. Thilakarathne Rajapaksha 22,026
  UNP Prince Sagara Senaratne 21,547
  UPFA S. Mohomed Nafli 21,012
  UPFA W. Sumith De Zoysa 20,967
  UNP U. L. Senaka Damayantha de Silva 20,927
  UPFA M. Mohan 20,909
  UPFA Ashoka Lankathilaka 20,293
  UNP Krishantha Yogadas Pancharathnam 20,281
  UNP S. Hameed Mohomed 20,146
  UPFA Keerthi Udawatta 19,598
  UNP T. Joseph Mendis 19,434
  UPFA Isura Devapriya 18,898
  UNP A. K. H. Harischan de Kostha 17,798
  UNP Sujeewa Senasinghe 17,405
  UNP Kithsiri Fernando 16,796
  UNP Janaka Mallimarachchi 16,349
  UNP Sunil Magammana 16,265
  UNP M. S. Mohamad Fairoz 15,588
  UNP I. M. Welamma Sellasa 14,382
  SLMC Mohamed Rajabdeen 11,625
  SLMC A. H. Hassan Mohideen 6,562
  WPF Praba Ganesan 6,459
  DUA A. J. M. Muzammil 1,904

2009 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 5th Western provincial council election held on 25 April 2009:[39]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United People's Freedom Alliance [an] 45,368 14,950 25,505 16,890 15,746 5,483 17,377 61,542 66,362 65,459 42,086 26,902 52,439 45,787 22,560 5,914 530,370 57.78% 25
  United National Party 17,984 16,994 45,414 18,922 27,866 12,244 14,612 28,355 24,219 22,933 22,932 14,819 18,350 25,873 14,201 1,853 327,571 35.69% 15
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 1,405 587 507 1,061 387 152 551 2,792 3,084 3,331 1,341 1,080 2,331 1,713 1,114 351 21,787 2.37% 1
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 130 894 9,023 506 3,332 796 770 17 160 34 2,352 306 45 138 462 13 18,978 2.07% 1
  Democratic Unity Alliance 64 158 2,350 356 4,267 159 160 49 83 50 468 88 72 70 185 5 8,584 0.94% 1
  Left
Front
[ao]
53 153 564 646 675 816 363 41 42 74 73 51 61 205 170 10 3,997 0.44% 0
  United National Alliance 86 56 196 77 111 50 43 87 100 103 103 52 59 81 38 5 1,247 0.14% 0
  Independent Group 05 12 39 265 159 359 50 21 21 7 12 69 31 20 8 12 0 1,085 0.12% 0
  Independent Group 03 5 16 316 8 140 11 13 14 6 5 30 11 2 1 5 0 583 0.06% 0
  New Sinhala Heritage 58 22 40 17 130 9 7 42 48 24 7 21 62 25 8 6 526 0.06% 0
  Ruhuna People's Party 4 14 48 24 35 9 34 31 13 20 38 15 29 32 176 1 523 0.06% 0
  Independent Group 06 9 30 120 43 93 43 22 16 5 1 85 2 6 7 1 0 483 0.05% 0
  Independent Group 11 4 72 174 11 67 5 10 7 4 4 72 12 5 14 16 1 478 0.05% 0
  United Socialist Party 20 13 64 37 38 7 11 19 26 17 23 15 22 21 20 2 355 0.04% 0
  Independent Group 01 9 30 32 33 16 1 1 45 37 22 54 6 16 9 6 1 318 0.03% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 16 4 15 16 9 11 11 13 15 20 9 4 18 15 5 0 181 0.02% 0
  Independent Group 10 10 2 8 7 11 2 3 9 14 10 12 8 24 4 0 0 124 0.01% 0
  United Lanka People's Party 10 8 25 2 20 2 5 4 6 5 2 5 3 5 2 0 104 0.01% 0
  United Lanka Great Council 1 5 9 6 5 2 0 8 5 16 3 3 14 0 2 0 79 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 13 9 6 11 2 4 4 4 2 6 7 4 2 4 7 4 1 77 0.01% 0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 2 4 2 2 3 3 6 6 6 5 2 8 7 6 4 1 67 0.01% 0
  Sri Lanka Progressive Front 0 3 25 0 7 3 3 0 5 2 8 3 3 2 1 0 65 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 12 7 2 5 3 6 0 6 3 7 4 8 2 1 4 2 0 60 0.01% 0
  National People's Party 4 5 0 1 1 0 1 8 7 4 4 1 6 3 1 0 46 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 02 1 2 8 3 3 1 2 7 7 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 44 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 08 1 0 3 5 2 0 3 1 7 2 1 6 3 2 5 2 43 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 04 3 1 8 2 5 3 1 6 0 3 3 1 2 2 0 0 40 0.00% 0
  Patriotic National Front 4 2 5 1 2 3 2 0 5 1 1 1 2 3 2 1 35 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 09 8 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 4 3 1 2 2 5 1 1 34 0.00% 0
  Independent Group 07 1 0 8 0 6 1 3 2 1 2 0 2 1 3 1 0 31 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 65,288 34,073 84,753 38,841 53,346 19,871 34,045 93,148 94,291 92,175 69,793 43,461 73,611 74,047 39,004 8,168 917,915 100.00% 43
Rejected Votes 3,497 1,421 5,272 1,920 3,666 1,160 1,190 3,718 2,922 3,351 2,987 1,412 2,253 2,571 1,501 279 39,120
Total Polled 68,785 35,494 90,025 40,761 57,012 21,031 35,235 96,866 97,213 95,526 72,780 44,873 75,864 76,618 40,505 8,447 957,035
Registered Electors 107,093 63,884 151,308 72,446 103,050 41,441 63,115 154,055 159,596 149,191 114,105 75,555 122,895 115,042 67,817 1,560,593
Turnout 64.23% 55.56% 59.50% 56.26% 55.32% 50.75% 55.83% 62.88% 60.91% 64.03% 63.78% 59.39% 61.73% 66.60% 59.73% 61.33%
Preferential votes
Party Candidate[40] votes
  UPFA Duminda Silva 165,128
  UPFA Thilanga Sumathipala 159,603
  UPFA Udaya Gammanpila 116,144
  UNP Rosy Senanayake 80,884
  UPFA Pradeep Undugoda 62,736
  UNP Mohan Lal Grero 59,056
  UPFA Roger Seneviratne 52,390
  UPFA A. D. Gamini Thilakasiri 49,471
  UNP Sujeewa Senasinghe 45,958
  UNP Praba Ganesan 45,899
  UNP A. A. Sudath Manju Sri 37,878
  UPFA D. H. Sunil Jayamini 39,769
  UPFA M. Nauzar Fawsi 39,417
  UPFA Hector Bethmage 37,890
  UPFA Salochana Gamage 35,693
  UPFA Sarath Kumara Sumanasekara 34,373
  UNP T. Hashan Prasantha 32,799
  UNP A. J. M. Muzammil 31,202
  UNP Nalliah Kumaraguruparan 30,373
  UNP M. Jayantha De Silva 29,560
  UPFA Mahesh Priyal Jayathissa 29,259
  UPFA H. Upali Kodikara 29,215
  UPFA Isura Devapriya 29,043
  UPFA Janaka Deepal Waliwaththe 28,466
  UPFA Ashoka Lankathilaka 26,973
  UPFA W. Sumith De Zoysa 26,919
  UNP Krishantha Yogadas Pancharathnam 26,460
  UNP M. S. Mohomed Fairoz 26,353
  UNP A. R. Mohomed Muin 24,272
  UNP A. A. S. Rajendran 24,096
  UNP Ajantha Niroshan Padukka 23,501
  UNP A. Srinath Perera 21,880
  UPFA Moris Wijerathna 21,091
  UPFA Amal Puspakumara Silva 20,639
  UPFA K. Ranjith Mahinda 20,345
  UPFA A. Thilakarathne Rajapaksha 20,337
  UPFA Keerthi Udawatta 19,907
  UPFA W. Renuka Dushyantha Perera 19,384
  UPFA A. D. Jagath Kumara Sumithraarachchi 19,309
  UPFA K. Gamini De Silva 19,048
  SLMC A. Arshad Mohamed 5,789
  DUA A. J. Abdul Faiz 2,538
  JVP D. Duminda Nagamuwa 2,388

2014 provincial council electionEdit

Results of the 6th Western provincial council election held on 29 March 2014:[41]

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
  United People's Freedom Alliance [ap] 42,635 11,750 17,472 12,806 10,873 4,783 12,361 53,983 58,259 55,372 35,813 20,217 42,883 38,305 17,396 8,175 443,083 45.33% 18
  United National Party 15,363 15,302 40,170 13,092 16,165 7,073 11,629 32,890 20,713 27,499 22,072 10,970 14,666 24,366 11,347 2,221 285,538 29.21% 12
  Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 4,092 2,908 2,126 3,088 1,214 769 2,196 9,127 10,659 9,807 6,112 4,201 8,504 4,848 3,621 1,165 74,437 7.62% 3
  Democratic Party 4,297 1,787 2,166 2,496 1,488 1,098 3,301 6,194 10,182 7,427 5,637 5,024 9,115 5,956 3,887 1,470 71,525 7.32% 3
  Democratic People's Front 1,790 1,764 8,854 5,643 12,795 5,703 2,639 37 83 57 2,371 434 102 706 1,096 82 44,156 4.52% 2
  Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 199 999 8,629 538 4,174 801 710 26 138 36 2,403 629 53 307 505 16 20,163 2.06% 1
  All Ceylon Makkal Congress 185 888 4,480 404 6,111 574 700 62 98 90 1,037 180 88 159 418 17 15,491 1.58% 1
  Independent Group 01 476 402 1,244 191 2,633 21 15 13 32 29 396 149 17 14 12 11 5,655 0.58% 0
  Ceylon Workers' Congress 473 171 883 289 1,295 342 91 21 31 16 124 52 16 20 52 9 3,885 0.40% 0
  Independent Group 03 28 129 219 703 77 21 74 56 107 112 186 115 93 29 88 16 2,053 0.21% 0
  Independent Group 02 37 9 16 60 11 3 254 223 172 304 38 82 143 256 148 8 1,764 0.18% 0
  United Lanka People's Party 60 38 116 63 93 19 24 123 94 126 74 25 281 118 19 10 1,283 0.13% 0
  Independent Group 10 13 145 367 243 159 27 8 7 7 10 92 75 13 13 31 1 1,211 0.12% 0
  Nava Sama Samaja Party 29 73 170 106 104 95 54 38 47 59 70 29 58 40 82 7 1,061 0.11% 0
  Independent Group 06 95 27 68 35 47 22 52 81 110 86 88 62 100 93 73 15 1,054 0.11% 0
  New Democratic Front 41 32 61 55 70 30 43 74 111 105 70 75 97 56 45 81 1,046 0.11% 0
  Jana Setha Peramuna 17 24 33 36 15 14 21 98 226 73 184 38 102 49 23 14 967 0.10% 0
  Patriotic National Front 59 44 80 30 169 4 18 40 72 49 55 38 58 42 31 8 797 0.08% 0
  Independent Group 11 31 26 60 20 28 9 10 35 31 29 35 12 16 30 16 3 391 0.04% 0
  Our National Front 21 6 19 11 16 10 8 18 53 31 31 19 45 25 9 8 330 0.03% 0
  United Peace Front 11 13 64 8 39 3 4 19 18 20 35 20 18 9 10 1 292 0.03% 0
  Independent Group 09 16 21 44 10 22 2 7 22 20 13 30 12 10 22 8 1 260 0.03% 0
  United Lanka Great Council 17 7 31 30 4 5 10 25 26 21 21 11 16 19 10 3 256 0.03% 0
  Socialist Equality Party 12 10 10 10 29 4 7 18 21 24 16 12 26 13 6 2 220 0.02% 0
  Sri Lanka Labour Party 30 8 16 8 5 11 2 2 4 5 5 2 7 6 4 5 120 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 04 8 2 12 6 9 1 9 8 9 9 3 9 4 8 9 2 108 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 07 4 6 8 1 10 7 2 7 12 13 7 7 8 9 6 1 108 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 08 4 14 5 5 4 3 12 7 14 5 4 3 13 6 0 99 0.01% 0
  Independent Group 05 9 1 12 4 4 1 4 11 9 5 1 5 3 4 0 73 0.01% 0
Valid Votes 70,052 36,592 87,444 39,991 57,664 21,455 34,253 103,263 101,353 101,445 77,015 42,504 76,547 75,534 38,962 13,352 977,426 100.00% 40
Rejected Votes 3,837 1,610 4,066 1,998 3,363 1,019 1,487 4,078 4,342 4,072 3,526 1,729 3,044 3,123 1,787 681 43,762
Total Polled 73,889 38,202 91,510 41,989 61,027 22,474 35,740 107,341 105,695 105,517 80,541 44,233 79,591 78,657 40,749 14,033 1,021,188
Registered Electors 115,098 57,373 130,186 66,572 87,542 39,625 60,543 169,679 168,043 160,493 118,098 73,539 127,060 113,257 65,626 1,552,734
Turnout 64.20% 66.59% 70.29% 63.07% 69.71% 56.72% 59.03% 63.26% 62.90% 65.75% 68.20% 60.15% 62.64% 69.45% 62.09% 65.77%
Preferential votes
Party Candidate[42][43][44] votes
  UPFA Hirunika Premachandra 139,034
  UPFA Udaya Gammanpila 115,637
  UNP S. M. Marikkar 67,243
  UPFA H. Upali Kodikara 47,822
  UNP A. A. Sudath Manju Sri 45,654
  JVP K. D. Lalkantha 45,460
  UPFA Roger Seneviratne 44,011
  UPFA Malsha Kumaranatunga 43,324
  UNP Mujibur Rahman 42,126
  UPFA Rasika Buddhadasa 37,125
  UNP Ajantha Niroshan Padukka 33,846
  UPFA Salochana Gamage 33,495
  DP S. K. Kindelpitiya 32,918
  UNP Loshan Karunarathne 32,911
  UNP M. S.Mohomed Fairoz 32,642
  UPFA A. D. Gamini Thilakasiri 31,532
  UPFA Mahesh Priyal Jayatissa 30,191
  UPFA A. D. Jagath Kumara Sumithraarachchi 29,499
  UPFA Hector Bethmage 28,766
  DPF Mano Ganesan 28,558
  UNP A. Srinath Perera 27,942
  UPFA Janaka Deepal Weliwatta 27,578
  UPFA Isura Devapriya 26,164
  UPFA Pradeep Undugoda 26,031
  UPFA Gayan Sriwarnasinghe 24,942
  UNP M. Jayantha De Silva 24,450
  UPFA Amal Pushpakumara Silva 24,431
  UPFA D. H. Sunil Jayamini 23,832
  UNP U.L Senaka Damayantha de Silva 23,586
  UPFA Thushara Perera 23,423
  UNP Anuradha Wimalarathna 21,205
  UNP Udara Rathnayake 20,165
  UNP Rodney Fraser 19,643
  DPF S. Pravardan 14,888
  DP Nimal Rathnasiri Peiris 14,822
  DP Nalin Pradeep Udawela 13,653
  JVP Lakshman Nipuna Arachchi 9,528
  JVP V. H. Sunil 8,380
  SLMC Mohamed Nizamdeen
  ACMC Mohemed Faiz

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Including the Ceylon Workers' Congress.
  2. ^ Including the CPSL, LSSP, NSSP, SLMP.
  3. ^ Lalith Athulathmudali (DUNF) was killed on 23 April 1993.[11].
  4. ^ Including the SLFP et al..
  5. ^ Including the Ceylon Workers' Congress.
  6. ^ Including the JVP.
  7. ^ C. V. Gunaratne (SLFP) was killed on 7 June 2000.[13].
  8. ^ Ossie Abeygunasekera were killed on 24 October 1994. His replacements was P. P. Devaraj (CWC).
  9. ^ Weerasinghe Mallimarachchiwere killed on 24 October 1994. His replacements was R. Yogarajan (CWC).
  10. ^ Including the DWC, NWC, UCPF, UNP.
  11. ^ Including the SLFP et al..
  12. ^ Including the SLMC.
  13. ^ Including the NSSP et al..
  14. ^ Including the UNP, SLMC, CWC, WPF.
  15. ^ Including the SLFP et al.
  16. ^ Including the ACTC, EPRLF(S), TELO, TULF.
  17. ^ Including the NSSP et al.
  18. ^ Including the UNP, SLMC, CWC, WPF.
  19. ^ Including the SLFP, JVP et al.
  20. ^ Including the NSSP et al.
  21. ^ T. Maheswaran (UNF-UNP) was killed on 1 January 2008.[21] His replacement Mohamed Rajabdeen (UNF-SLMC) was sworn in on 8 January 2008.[22]
  22. ^ Ven. Kataluwe Ratanasiya Thero resigned on 18 May 2004. His replacement was Ven. Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero (JHU).
  23. ^ SLFP, CWC et al.
  24. ^ UNP, SLMC, DPF, SLFP(P)
  25. ^ JVP et al.
  26. ^ Sarath Fonseka (DNA) vacated his seat on 7 October 2010 after being sentenced to 30 months imprisonment by a court martial after being found guilty of breaching arms procurement guideline.[25][26] His replacement Jayantha Ketagoda (DNA) was sworn in on 8 March 2011.[27]
  27. ^ The alliance consisted of ACMC,DNM,JHU,MTNA,NFGG,SLMC,TPA (DPF,NUW and UCPF),ULF and UNP.
  28. ^ The alliance consisted of CWC,CF,DNF,DPC,LBSL,MEP,NC,NFF,PHU,SA (CPSL,DLF,LSSP,NLPP and SLPP),SLFP,TMVP and UCF.
  29. ^ The alliance consisted of CWC,CPSL,DLF,DVJP,EPDP,LSSP,MEP,MTK,NC,NFF,PHU,SLFP,SLMP,SLPP,TMVP,UPP & VDJS.
  30. ^ The alliance consisted of JHU,SLMC,TPA (NUW,DPF,UCPF),ACMC,NLNP & JSP.
  31. ^ Including JVP.
  32. ^ Including the CPSL, LSSP, NSSP & SLMP
  33. ^ Including the SLFP et al.
  34. ^ Including the SLFP, SLMC et al.
  35. ^ Including the CWC, DWC.
  36. ^ Including the NSSP et al.
  37. ^ Including SLFP,JVP et al.
  38. ^ Including CWC,UNP.
  39. ^ Including NSSP et al.
  40. ^ Including SLFP et al.
  41. ^ Including NSSP et al.
  42. ^ Including SLFP et al.

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