UPFA wins Matara and Hambantota districts

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The UPFA won the Matara and Hambantota districts by obtaining 231,102 and 174,687 votes respectively at the Provincial Council from the elections.

However, compared to last provincial council elections in 2009, the UPFA’s vote base has been reduced from 67% to 57%, while main opposition UNP was able to increase its vote base from 21.65% to 26% and JVP managed to increase its vote base from 11% to 12 %.

The two main parties, UPFA and UNP have also lost two seats and one seat respectively, while JVP was able to get one seat compared to last elections for the first time, Democratic Party led by Sarath Fonseka was able to get one seat.




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  • mervingay Balley Sunday, 30 March 2014 06:46 AM

    UPFA is = not totally people choice, its kind of black game considering current situation of sri lanka

    M.O.A.Careem Sunday, 30 March 2014 07:08 AM

    with the not polled input is a victory?

    Realistic Sunday, 30 March 2014 07:20 AM

    [quote name="ryan"]35% who have voted for opposition seems to clueless about country, rice eating cows[/quote]

    Tell me my friend..what do you smoke to get high..I want some too. 35% in hambantota..the kings family's base don't like them. Just imagine the rest of the country?

    Dee Monday, 31 March 2014 03:10 AM

    What more can one expect from southerners?

    dharmapala Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:14 AM

    it is not ademocratic election

    tedda Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:56 PM

    acording to GL theory people who did not vote should be taken as opposition votes hahaha. via DM Android App

    Nick Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:35 AM

    What has happened to UPFA has happened to DM's English as well

    Sridharan Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:01 AM

    JVPs hard work is paying dividends. Keep it up

    ANTON Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:05 AM

    WAR VICTORY AND ROAD DEVELOPMENT WORK SEEM TO HAVE DONE THE TRICK OK OK ...KNOWN DEVIL IS BETTER THAN UNKNOWN ANGELS.

    gusgemba Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:06 AM

    why is this breaking news? it was expected

    Prometheus Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:12 AM

    so even in the extreme south the UPFA has lost several seats despite a higher allocation of seats. This is all assuming the vote counting was not "jilmarted".

    Lima Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:22 AM

    THERE ARE TWO INDIANS SITTING THERE SINCE 2010 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, THEY ARE DOING THE COMPUTER JILMART , EVERY EC WHO SITS ON THE CHAIR KNOWS THIS , EVERY MP KNOWS THIS , POLICE KNOWS THIS , THEN WHY IT IS ALLOWED TO ROB THRU COMPUTER , NO MATTER YOU GO AND VOTE , IT IS EYEWASH , ONE WEEK BEFORE RESULTS ARE BEEN WRITTEN DOWN AND GIVEN TO EC TO ANNOUNCE THE WAY KING WANTED

    arun Sunday, 30 March 2014 09:57 AM

    all blame the governmment but end of the day they vote for them. via DM Android App

    kotikawa Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:21 PM

    Funny head line in this article once colombo district is lost by UNP via DM Android App

    ryan Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:35 AM

    35% who have voted for opposition seems to clueless about country, rice eating cows

    mervin Balley Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:39 AM

    Jillmart and pre-planned has worked in the wining side

    Renu Sunday, 30 March 2014 05:09 AM

    Crack are appearing NO?

    tm Sunday, 30 March 2014 10:44 AM

    sponsored by computer jilmart and royal family dectatorship via DM Android App

    Geneva Sunday, 30 March 2014 05:27 AM

    [quote name="ANTON"]WAR VICTORY AND ROAD DEVELOPMENT WORK SEEM TO HAVE DONE THE TRICK OK OK ...KNOWN DEVIL IS BETTER THAN UNKNOWN ANGELS.[/quote]

    Will Geneva be Victory by March 2015 - or wait for Sanctions - Trading - Travel what else bans

    mack Sunday, 30 March 2014 11:32 AM

    it's interesting to see the percentage decline of the ruling party via DM Android App


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