Kalutara goes to the UPFA at Parliament polls

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has got the most number of votes in the Kalutara District. The UPFA has got 338,801 votes (48.56%) and...

UNP gets most number of votes in Matale

The United National Party (UNP) got the most number of votes in the Matale District and secured 3 seats while the United People's Freedom...

UNP secures 106 seats in new Parliament

The United National Party (UNP) has secured 106 seats in the new Parliament, based on the final results released this evening. According to the final...

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...

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...

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...

Issues over ink used to mark fingers of voters

Election monitors had received a number of reports related to the ink used to mark fingers of voters. There were complaints of the ink...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Sobitha thero calls for peaceful end to polls

The Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society, the Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, today called on the public to ensure a peaceful...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Elections Commissioner happy with polls conduct

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that he was happy with the manner in which the Parliamentary election was conducted today. Speaking to reporters at a media...

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...

Mahinda is confident of win at key election

Former President Mahinda Rajapakse remained confident of securing victory at the Parliamentary elections held today. Mahinda Rajapakse was scheduled to cast his vote at 7.15am but...