UPDATAE: PM Ranil receives highest preferential votes with 500,566 #GenElecSL
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasigha who contested from the Colombo District obtained the highest preferential votes with 500 thousand 566.
UNP wins 106 seats
Seats won and bonus seats allocated for the parties.
United National Party (UNP) - 93 + 13 = 106 United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) - 83+12 = 95 Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Katchi (I TAK)- 14+2 = 16 Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna ( JVP ) - 4+2=6 Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) -1 Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP)-1 Colombo
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasigha who contested from the Colombo District obtained the highest preferential votes with 500 thousand 566. Sujeewa Senasingha came in 2nd in the list with 117 thousand 049 preferential votes.
Harsha De Silva ws 3rd with 114 thousand 148 votes while Ravi Karunanayaka came in 4th with 111 thousand 394 votes.
Patali Champika Ranawaka received 100 thousand 444 votes, S M Marikka received 92 thousand 526 votes and Eran Wickramarathna received 82 thousand 738 votes.
Wimal Weerawansa tops the UPFA’s preferential list from the Colombo District polling 313, 801 votes.
While Udaya Gammanpila with 198,818 votes is the second in the UPFA list in the Colombo District, Susil Premajayantha reached the third position in the Colombo District UPFA preferential list polling 174,075 votes.
While Dinesh Gunawardhana has polled 124,451 votes, Bandula Gunawardhana obtained 96,057 votes.
Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa topped the Kurunegala preferential votes list with 423 thousand 529 preferential votes of the United People's Freedom Alliance list.
Akila Viraj Kariyawasam topped the UNP list with 286 thousand 165 preferential votes.
Update : Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 06.00 .................................................................................
Preferential vote results in 12 districts released
Preferential vote results have been released in 12 districts by now.
Accordingly some Members of the previous Parliament have failed to get elected this time around.
Wasantha Senanayaka topped the UNP preferential votes list in Polonnaruwa with 76,651 while Nalaka Kolonne came in second.
Roshan Ranasinghe came in first in the UPFA list with 76,825.
Former Deputy Minister Chandrasiri Sooriyarachchi of the UPFA failed to get elected.
In Hambantota District, Namal Rajapaksa representing the UPFA topped the list of preferential votes obtaining 127,201 votes while Mahinda Amaraweera came in 2nd and Former Deputy Minister Nirupama Rajapaksa was not elected this time.
Sajith Premadasa topped the UNP list with 112,645.
The highest number of preferential votes for Trincomalee District was claimed by A.M.M. Maharoof from the UNP, by obtaining 35,456 votes.
In Moneragala, Ranjith Maddumabandara won the highest number of preferential votes from the UNP, by obtaining 82,316 while Vijitha Berugoda came in 1st in the UPFA list.
Former Ministers Jagath Pushpakumara and Vijith Vijayamuni Soyza also missed getting elected to Parliament this time.
Lakshman Wasantha Perera topped the UPFA list of preferential votes in the Matale District by obtaining 79,309 votes, while Wasantha Aluvihare topped the UNP list.
According to Badulla District preferential voting results, Hareen Fernando from the UNP claimed the first place by obtaining 200,806 votes.
Nimal Siripala de Silva won the highest number of votes for the UPFA from Badulla District.
Former Minister Lakshman Senevirathna along with Former UPFA MP’s Uditha Lokubandara, Chamika Buddhadasa and Rohana Pushpakumara also failed to get elected.
According to the results of Matara District preferential voting, Dallas Alahapperuma won the highest number of votes for the UPFA obtaining 104,406 votes.
Meanwhile, Buddhika Pathirana won the highest number of votes in Matara District from the UNP.
Mangala Samaraweera came in second and Sagala Ratnayake claimed the 3rd place.
Chandima Weerakkodi heads the UPFA list in Galle after obtaining 114,851 votes in the District while Gayantha Karunathilake topped the UNP list.
Former Minister Piyasena Gamage and Gunarathna Weerakoon also failed to get elected from the UPFA.
TNA’s Sri Daran topped the preferential votes list in Jaffna, while Douglas Devananda was elected through the EPDP.
Lakshman Kiriella topped the UNP list in Kandy while Lohan Ratwatte came in 1st from the UPFA list.
S. B. Dissanayaka failed to get elected to Parliament this time.
Meanwhile, S.M. Chandrasena topped the UPFA list in Anuradhapura and P. Harrison topped the UNP list.
Palitha Range Bandara topped the UNP list in Puttalam while Sanath Nishantha topped the UPFA list.