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* Ruling party victorious in Matara District of Southern Province
Sun, Mar 30, 2014, 06:52 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 30, Colombo: The ruling party United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has emerged as the winner in Matara District of the Southern Province at the polls held yesterday.

In Matara district the ruling UPFA secured 10 seats and UNP got 4 seats while the JVP secured two seats and the Democratic Party led by Sarath Fonseka secure one seat.

The results released so far for the Matara District

Deniyaya UPFA- 37,535 (65.97%) UNP - 13,859 (24.36%) JVP- 2,781 (4.89%) DP- 2,399 (4.22%)
Hakmana UPFA- 35,495 (64.27%) UNP - 12,344 (22.35%) JVP- 4,075 (7.38%) DP- 2,865 (5.19%)
Akuressa UPFA- 32,447 (55.49%) UNP - 17,749 (30.35%) JVP- 6,518 (11.15%) DP- 1,453 (2.48%)
Kamburupitiya UPFA- 33,672 (66.04%) UNP - 10,074 (19.76%) JVP- 3,967 (7.78%) DP- 3,012 (5.91%)
Devinuwara UPFA- 27,313 (59.25%) UNP - 9,822 (21.31%) JVP- 5,454 (11.83%) DP- 2,665 (5.78%)
Matara UPFA- 25,608 (47.54%) UNP - 16,305 (30.27%) JVP- 8,053 (14.95%) DP- 3,583 (6.65%)
Weligama UPFA- 29,294 (55.05%) UNP - 13,694 (25.73%) JVP- 6,699 (12.59%) DP- 2,805 (5.27%)

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