Final results of polls released

[TamilNet, Thursday, 12 October 2000, 10:23 GMT]
Sri Lanka's Commissioner of Elections Wednesday officially announced the results of the elections to Parliament following the delay in the counting of votes in the Kandy district where widespread rigging was reported.

According to the final figures released by him the People's Alliance (PA) has 107 seats, the United National Party (UNP) 89, the JVP 10, the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) 5, National Unity Alliance (NUA) 4, Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) 4, Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO) 3 and the All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC) 1, Independent group II Digamadulla (EPDP) 1. The Sinhala nationalist party 'Sihala Urumaya' (SU) won a seat on the basis of the total votes it polled island wide.

General Election, 2000
PartiesVotesPercentageNo.seats (electoral)No. of seats (national)Total seats
PA3,900,91045,10%9413107
UNP3,477,77040,21%771289
JVP518,7745,99%080210
NUA197,9832,28%030104
SU127,8631,47%000101
TULF106,0331,22%050005
EPDP50,8900,58%040004
TELO26,1120,30%030003
ACTC27,3230,31%010001
IND-231,7480,38%010001
Total 196 29225

 

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