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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 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,...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Local election monitors note polls peaceful, fair

Local election monitors said the Parliamentary election held today was the most peaceful and fair in the recent history of the country. Rohana Hettiarchchie, Executive...

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...

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...

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...

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...