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Results of Ratnapura and Eheliyagoda polling divisions

SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is leading the Ratnapura polling division in Ratnapura District. He has secured 64,809 votes (60.58%). NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has come in second with 37,400 votes (34.96%). NMPP candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake has secured 2,733 votes (2.55%) in the third place. SLPP candidate Gotabaya has …

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Beliatta polling division results out

Results of Beliatta polling division in Hambantota indicate a victory for SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa as he has obtained 42,668 votes (66.01%) from the division. Sajith Premadasa, NDF candidate, has obtained 17,029 votes (26.34%) while Anura Kumara Dissanayake has acquired 3,793 votes (5.87%). Mahesh Senanayake has received 131 votes (0.20%).

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Vanni district final results

The final results of the Vanni Electoral District have been released by the Elections Department. NDF candidate Sajith Premadasa has received the highest number of votes in the district with 174,739 (82.12%). SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is second with 26,105 votes (12.27%). Ariyawansha Dissanayake who polled 2,546 votes (1.20%) is …

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Results of Vavuniya polling division

NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has obtained the highest votes in the Vavuniya polling division in Vanni District with 65,141 votes (77.83%). Gotabaya Rajapaksa is behind him with 13,715 votes (16.39%) while Anura Kumara Dissanayake received just 901 votes (1.08%).

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Postal vote results of Anuradhapura, Matara and Jaffna districts

The presidential election’s postal vote results of Anuradhapura, Matara and Jaffna districts have been released. The highest number of postal votes in Anuradhapura District was obtained by SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who received 28,957 (60.62%) postal votes. Sajith Premadasa is second with 15,367 votes (32.17%) while Anura Kumara Dissanayake came …

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Eight arrested for photographing ballot paper

Eight individuals have been arrested by the Police for photographing the ballot paper while casting their votes, the Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ruwan Gunasekara said. Meanwhile, 18 others have been arrested over several offences near polling stations, the Police Spokesman said further. Voting for the Presidential Election was carried out …

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Elections Chief hails first presidential poll without serious incidents

The Chairman of the Election Commission of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Deshapriya, says that he is happy to note that the 2019 Presidential Election held on Saturday ended without any very serious incidents of violence. “Very happy to say that we don’t have very serious incidents of what we call as …

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Nearly 16 million to vote for tomorrow’s Election

Nearly 16 million registered electors will go to the polls tomorrow to elect the eighth Executive President of the country from among a record number of 35 candidates contesting the ‘Presidential Election 2019’. The Election Secretariat staff, public servants attending the election duty and security personnel were all seen today …

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Over 60,000 cops on election duty

The Police Department has made arrangements to deploy about 60,175 police officers for election duties at the Presidential Election on November 16. In addition, about 8,080 civil security officers too would be deployed for this purpose, Kurunegala District senior Divisional Secretary W.E. Jayathilake said. He was speaking at a meeting …

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