Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 14:54
Releasing of Preferential votes begin
Preferential votes of several districts with regard to the General Election have been released by now.
Accordingly, UPFA representative Roshan Ranasinghe obtained the highest number of votes for Polonnaruwa district, by winning 76,825 votes.
In Hambantota District, Namal Rajapaksa representing the UPFA topped the list of preferential vote winners by obtaining 127,201 votes.
The highest number of preferential votes for Trincomalee district was claimed by A.M.M. Maharoof from the UNP, by winning 35,456 votes.
In addition, Moneragala District’s UNP representative Ranjith Maddumabandara won the highest number of preferential votes in the district, by obtaining 82,316.
Meanwhile, UPFA representative Lakshman Wasantha Perera won the highest number of preferential votes for Matale District, by obtaining 79,309 votes.