Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 16:39
Preferential votes for the Hambantota District
The results of the preferential votes of the Hambantota District were released a short while ago.
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Accordingly D. V. Upul has obtained 1st place for the UPFA from the Hambantota District by obtaining 66, 995 preferential votes.
Meanwhile M. K. Kasun has obtaine 2nd place from the UPFA ticket by obtaining 55,881 preferential votes, while Ajith Rajapakse has obtained 3rd place from the UPFA list by obtaining 34,591 preferential votes and Kapila Gamini Samarasinghe Dissanayaka has secured 4th place from the UPFA list by obtaining 33,129 preferential votes.
Tennakoon Gamage Senarathne managed to obtain the highest number of preferential votes from the UNP nominations list by securing 28,829 preferential votes while Nimal Lal Chandra and Nihal Wedaarachchi have obtained 2nd and 3rd place from the UNP ticket by obtaining 17,199 and 13,593 preferential votes respectively.
Nihal Galappaththi was the leading JVP candidate, managing to obtain 11,957 preferential votes while Athula Welandagodahewa was placed 2nd for the JVP with 6,177 preferential votes.