UNP takes the Trincomalee District at the polls

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TrincoThe United National Party (UNP) has secured the most number of votes in the Trincomalee District, according to the final district results released by the Department of Elections.

The UNP has got 83,638 votes in the Trincomalee District and secured 2 seats while the Illangai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) has got 45,894 votes and 1 seat and the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) 38,463 votes and 1 seat.

 

PARTY/GROUP NAME VOTES OBTAINED PERCENTAGE NO OF MEMBERS
United National Party 83,638 46.36% 2*
Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi 45,894 25.44% 1
United People’s Freedom Alliance 38,463 21.32% 1
Independent Group 06 6,476 3.59% 0
People’s Liberation Front 2,556 1.42% 0
Akila Ilankai Thamil Congress 1,144 0.63% 0
Eelam People’s Democratic Party 581 0.32% 0
Tamil United Liberation Front 380 0.21% 0
Democratic Party 279 0.15% 0
Frontline Socialist Party 243 0.13% 0
Independent Group 03 220 0.12% 0
Akhila Ilankai Tamil Mahasabha 211 0.12% 0
United People’s Party 88 0.05% 0
Independent Group 02 80 0.04% 0
Independent Group 01 44 0.02% 0
Jana Setha Peramuna 24 0.01% 0
Independent Group 05 19 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka National Force 18 0.01% 0
United Peace Front 17 0.01% 0
Independent Group 04 12 0.01% 0
Nawa Sihala Urumaya 9 0.00% 0
* Including a bonus seat.

 

TOTAL VALID VOTES 180,396 94.48%
REJECTED VOTES 10,542 5.52%
TOTAL POLLED 190,938 74.34%
REGISTERED NO OF ELECTORS 256,852

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