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* Election Commission releases preferential list of elected candidates, PM gets highest preferential votes
Fri, Aug 7, 2020, 12:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 07, Colombo: The National Election Commission has begun releasing the preferential list of candidates who would be elected to parliament from 22 electoral districts.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has secured the highest number of preferential votes in the country in the parliamentary elections obtaining 527,364 preferential votes.

Colombo District

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna- 12 seats
(01) Sarath Weerasekera - 328,092
(02) Wimal Weerawansa - 267,084
(03) Udaya Prabhath Gammanpila - 136,331
(04) Wijedasa Rajapaksa - 120,626
(05) Bandula Gunawardena - 101,644
(06) Pradeep Saman Kumara Undugoda Rupasinghe - 91,958
(07) Dinesh Chandra Rupasinghe Gunawardena - 85,287
(08) Madura Vithanage - 70,205
(09) Premanath C Dolawatta - 69,055
(10) Gamini Kulawansa Lokuge - 62,543
(11) Arachchige Don Susil Premajayantha - 50,321
(12) Jagath Kumara - 47,693

Samagi Jana Balawegaya - Seats 06
(01) Sajith Premadasa - 305,744
(02) SM Marikkar - 96,916
(03) Mujibur Rahman - 87,589
(04) Harsha de Silva - 82,845
(05) Patali Champika Ranawaka - 65,574
(06) Mano Ganeshan - 62,091

Jathika Jana Balawegaya - Seats 01
(01) Anura Kumara Dissanayake - 49,814

 

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