Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 15:58
UPFA Pasanda Yapa wins highest number of votes in Matara
Preferential votes of the Matara district were released a while ago.
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Accordingly, UPFA candidates Pasanda Yapa Abeywardana obtained the highest number of preferential votes in the Matara district. He has secured 76 thousand 870 votes.
Among the other UPFA candidates in Matara district, Chandima Rasaputra obtained 70 thousand 509 preferential votes, Sarath Yapa Abeywardana obtained 47 thousand 90 preferential votes, Bindu Weerasinghe obtained 32 thousand 131 votes and Kanchana Wijesekera obtained 31 thousand 421 preferential votes.
Another UPFA candidate Weerasumana Weerasinghe received 29 thousand 326 preferential votes while Manoj Sirisena of the same party obtained 24 thousand six preferential votes. UPFA Sarath Alwis received 23 thousand 361 preferential votes and Aruna Gunarathne obtained 23 thousand 138 preferential votes while H.K. Piyasena received 20 thousand 248 preferential votes.
Meanwhile Chathura Galappaththi of the UNP has secured the highest number of preferential votes in the Matara district. He has obtained 27 thousand 930 votes while Gayan Sanjeewa received 22 thousand 271 preferential votes.
Another UNP candidates Kapila Wellappili has obtained 20 thousand 708 preferential votes while B.G. Priyantha received 17 thousand 418 preferential votes.
JVP candidates Jinadasa Kitulegoda secured 6 thousand 173 preferential votes while his fellow candidate Jayantha Pathirana obtained 5 thousand 84 preferential votes.
Meanwhile Democratic Party candidate M. Ranjith has obtained 6 thousand 680 preferential vote in the Matara district.