His rival, Sajith Premadasa was able to secure 5.5 million and 64 thousand 239 votes.
His percentage in the total vote count is 41.99.
Meanwhile, Anura Kumara Dissanayake who emerged the third of the presidential election was able to secure 418 thousand 553 votes with a percentage of 3.16.
Meanwhile, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa defeated his rival Sajith Premadasa in the latter’s electorate Tissamaharamaya too.
Premadasa was defeated his own constituent district Hambantota by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa by 169 thousand 898 votes.
Furthermore, president elect Gotabhaya Rajapakshe will be sworn in, in front of the Ruwanweli Seya, in Anuradhapura tomorrow morning.