Namal gets more than Sajith in Hambantota

United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentary candidate Namal Rajapaksa secured more votes than United National Party (UNP) candidate Sajith Premadasa in the preferential votes...

UNP takes the Trincomalee District at the polls

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

Wigneswaran maintains his neutral stand

Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran is maintaining his stand to remain neutral at the Parliamentary elections next week. In a media statement released...

ITAK sweeps Jaffna District and secures 5 seats

The Illangai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) won 69.12 % of the votes in the Jaffna district at the 2015 Parliamentary election and secured 5...

UPFA gets most seats in Hambantota District

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) secured the most number of seats in the Hambantota District at the 2015 Parliamentary election. The UPFA got 4...

First result goes in favour of the UPFA

The first result in the 2015 Parliamentary election went in favour of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA). The UPFA got the most number of...

UPFA gets most number of votes in Ratnapura

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) got the most number of votes in the Ratnapura District and secured 6 seats during the 2015 Parliamentary election. The UPFA...

Mahinda gets over 400,000 votes in Kurunegala

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had got more than 400,000 votes in the Kurunegala District at the 2015 Parliamentary election. Rajapaksa, who contested from Kurunegala under...

UNP takes Pollonaruwa with over 50% of votes

The United National Party (UNP) got the most number of votes in the Pollonaruwa District and secured 3 seats. The UNP got 118,845 votes (50.26%) while...

Galle goes blue as the UPFA gets 6 seats

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has got 6 seats in the Galle District at the Parliamentary election as opposed to 4 by the...

Polls end peacefully, over 70% turnout in most places

The 2015 Parliamentary election ended peacefully today with over 70% turnout recorded in most places and the counting of postal votes has now begun. The...

Ranil tops Colombo with over 500,000 votes

United National Party (UNP) leader and Prime Minister designate Ranil Wickremesinghe has topped the Colombo preferential votes list at the 2015 Parliamentary election, with...

Lanka urged to protect voters, party supporters

Authorities in Sri Lanka should ensure that voters have safe and secure access to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections on August 17,...

Ranil hails “free and fair” Parliamentary election

United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wikremesinghe today hailed the conduct of a "free and fair" Parliamentary election. "For the first time we are having...

Prasanna files complaint with EU observers

Western Province Chief Minister and United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) candidate at the Parliamentary election, Prasanna Ranatunga, filed a complaint with European Union (EU) election...

Maithripala tells Mahinda he will not be PM

President Maithripala Sirisena has written to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa saying he will not be made Prime Minister even if the United People's Freedom...

UPFA tops votes in the Anuradhapura District

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has got the most number of votes in the Anuradhapura District. The UPFA has got 229,856 (48.35%) votes and secured...

UPFA tops votes in the Matara District

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has secured the most number of seats in the Matara District at the 2015 Parliamentary election. The UPFA got 250,...

President holds meeting with EU, Commonwealth observers

President Maithripala Sirisena had a meeting today with election observers from the European Union (EU) and the Commonwealth. EU and Commonwealth monitors are in Sri...

UNP grabs the Badulla District with 5 seats

The United National Party (UNP) has won the most number of seats in the Badulla District in the Uva Province at the 2015 Parliamentary...