Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 12:59
JVP falls to 4th place in Galle, Gampaha and Kalutara as Democratic Party makes it to the 3rd place
The UPFA won all the districts in the Southern Province namely Galle, Matara and Hambantota.
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The UNP managed to secure victory only in one electorate, that of Galle.
The UPFA in total obtained 699 thousand 408 and in comparison to 2009, this is a decrease of 104 thousand 663 votes.
The UNP obtained 310 thousand 431 votes this time which is an increase of 13 thousand 231 in comparison to the previous PC polls.
The JVP has also increased its voter base by 36 thousand 653, thus securing 109 thousand 032.
The Democratic Party which contested the election for the first time obtained 75 thousand 532 votes.
According to the final result of the Hambantota district, the UPFA emerged victorious with 174 thousand 687 votes, 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 experienced a decrease of 18 thousand 274 votes.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance obtained 231 thousand 102 votes and secured 10 seats in Matara.
The UPFA managed to secure victory in all electorates in Matara namely Akuressa, Devinuwara, Matara, Hakmana, Kamburupitiya, Weligama and Deniyaya all were won by the UPFA as well as the Postal voting.
However, they had witnessed a decrease 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.
According to the final result of the Galle district, the UPFA emerged victorious with 293 thousand 619 votes securing 13 seats.
The UPFA emerged victorious in Balapitiya, Ambalangoda, Karandeniya, Bentara – Elpitiya, Hiniduma, Baddegama, Ratgama, Akmeemana and Habaraduwa electorate while the UNP won the Galle electorate.
However, they had witnessed a decrease of 60 thousand 381 votes in comparison to the 2009 election.
The United National Party came in second with 134 thousand 305 votes and obtained 6 seats.
The Democratic Party which came in 3rd obtained 45 thousand 484 votes and managed to secure 2 seats, while the JVP managed to obtain 1 seat.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance emerged victorious in the Kalutara district as they obtained 337 thousand 924 votes securing 13 seats.
They managed to win all the electorates in Kalutara namely, Panadura, Bandaragama, Horana, Bulathsinhala, Mathugama, Kalutara, Beruwala and Agalawatta.
However, UPFA had witnessed a decrease of 13,291 votes in comparison to the 2009 election.
Meanwhile, the UNP came in second with 144 thousand 924 votes and had managed to increase their voter base by 20,498, thus securing 6 seats.
The Democratic Party came in 3rd with 43 thousand 685 votes securing 2 seats while the JVP came in 4th with 25 thousand 366 votes securing one seat.
Meanwhile, The United People’s Freedom Alliance emerged victorious in the Gampaha district as they obtained 582 thousand 668 votes securing 23 seats.
Accordingly the UPFA won all the electorates in Gampaha namely, Wattala, Nigombo, Katana, Divulapitiya, Mirigama, Minuwangoda, Attanagalla, Gampaha, Ja-Ela, Mahara, Dompe, Biyagama and Kelaniya.
However, UPFA had witnessed a decrease of 41 thousand 862 votes in comparison to the 2009 election.
Meanwhile, the UNP came in second with 249 thousand 220 votes, thus securing 10 seats.
The Democratic Party came in 3rd with securing 4 seats while the JVP came in 4th with 2 seats and the Muslim Congress obtained 1 seat.