Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 11:21
UPFA wins all electorates except Galle as at now; UPFA wins 8 seats in Hambantota; UNP 4, JVP 2
According to the final result of the Hambantota district, the UPFA emerged victorious with 174 thousand 687 votes with a percentage of 57.42, thus securing 8 seats.
The United National Party came in second with 4 seats as they secured 79 thousand 829 votes.
The JVP came in 3rd with 39 thousand 345 votes thus securing 2 seats, while the Democratic Party obtained 9 thousand 507 votes but didn’t receive a seat.
The UPFA won the Hambantota district in 2009 as well but this time around they have suffered a decrease of 18 thousand 274 votes.
Another speciality was that the 2 seats that were removed from Galle and Matara and transferred to the Hambantota district based on the population density, had been won by the UNP and JVP one each.
Meanwhile, the final result of the Matara district was also released which handed the UPFA a victory.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance obtained 231 thousand 102 votes and secured 10 seats.
However, they had suffered a decreased of 26 thousand 008 votes in comparison to the 2009 election.
Meanwhile, the UNP came in second with 96 thousand 297 votes securing 4 seats and the JVP came in 3rd with 39 thousand 158 votes securing 2 seats.
The Democratic Party came in 4th with 20 thousand 501 votes and managed to secure 1 seat.
24 Political Parties and 42 Independent Groups contested for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections where 155 representatives are to be elected.
The UPFA managed to secure victory in all 4 electorates in the Hambantota district namely Tangalle, Mulkirigala, Beliaththa and Thissamaharama and also the Postal voting as well.
Meanwhile, all the electorates in the Matara District were also won by the UPFA.
Accordingly, Akuressa, Devinuwara, Matara, Hakmana, Kamburupitiya, Weligama and Deniyaya all were won by the UPFA as well as the Postal voting.
Meanwhile, the UPFA managed to secure victory of all except one electorate in the Galle district out of the results released thus far.
The UNP managed to secure victory of the Galle electorate, thus securing their first and only electorate victory thus far in the PC Polls 2014.