2018 Local Government Election – News 1st Election HQ

2018 Local Government Election – News 1st Election HQ

By Lahiru Fernando

Feb 11, 2018 | 12:35 am

The Local Government Election results are in for the following districts;

Mullaithivu

Manthai East PS

IIankai Tamil Arasu kadchi took the prize home with the most votes for Manthai East Pradeshiya Sabha with 1836 votes carrying a 42.34%. ITAK has four elected members out of a contested six.

Other parties performed as follows;

UNP – 1505 (34.71%) – 4 elected out of 4 candidates

SLFP – 523 (12.06) – No elected members out of two candidates

Galle

Ambalangoda UC

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna claimed victory with 6698 votes, with 10 elected members out of 10 contested candidates.

Following are the other parties;

UNP: 4240 – two elected members out of six contested candidates

UPFA: 1796 – No elected members out of three contested

JVP: 1062 – No elected members out of two contested

Rajgama PS

Podujana Peramuna socred big in Rajgama, bagging 24,507 votes (52.75%) electing 17 members.

UNP: 10,251 (22.06%) – No elected members

UPFA: 5636 (12.13%) – No elected members

JVP: 2067 (4.45%) – No elected members

Balapitiya PS

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna won 20,744 votes (48.58%) with 18 elected members.

UNP: 11,313 (26.49%) – One elected member

UPFA: 4032 (9.44%) – No elected members

JVP: 2641 (6.19%) – No elected members

Bentota PS

Podujana Peramuna claimed victory in this PS with 14,659 votes (46.31%) electing 13 members.

UNP: 8273 – No elected members

UPFA: 3548 – No elected members

JVP: 1730 – No elected members

Matara

Kirinda Puhulwella PS

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna has claimed bragging rights in this Pradeshiya Sabha with 8621 votes, having 7 members elected.

UNP: 3417 – Three elected

UPFA: 928 – One elected

Ampara

Addalachchenai PS

United National Party claimed victory in Addalachchenai with 11,361 votes (47.37%). Eight members have been elected from the party.

National Congress: 7453 (31.07%) – One elected member

ACMC: 4384 (18.28%) – One elected member

SLPP: 779 (3.25%) – One elected member

Vavuniya

Vavuniya South PS

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna won this Pradeshiya Sabha with 3916 votes (42.67%). Eight members have been elected from the party.

UNP: 2178 (23.73%)

SLFP: 1223 (13.33%)

JVP: 923 (10.06%)

Vengalasettikulam PS

Sri Lanka Freedom Party won the PS with 2923 votes and four elected members.

UNP: 2802 – Four elected members

ITAK: 2671 – Five elected members

TULF: 2091 – Three elected members

SLPP: 453 – One elected member

Batticaloa

Manmunai South West PS

Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi took home the victory for this Pradeshiya Sabha with 5304 votes (39.8%) with five elected members.

TULF: 2718 (20.4%) – Three elected members

UNP: 2706 (20.31%) – no elected members

TMVP: 1218 (9.14%) – one elected member

SLFP: 661 (4.96%) – no elected members

Puttalam

Wanathawilluwa PS

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna came out victorious in this PS, grabbing 3924 votes (36.58%) with six elected members.

UNP: 2826 (26.34%) – Three elected members

SLMC: 1208 (11.26%) – One elected member

SLFP: 1106 (10.31%) – One elected member

Hambantota

Tangalle UC

Podujana Peramuna claimed victory with 2248 votes (39.61) with six elected members.

UNP: 2136 (37.63%) – Five elected members

UPFA: 757 (13.34%) – No elected members

JVP: 535 (9.43%) – No elected members

Ambalantota PS

Podujana Peramuna won this PS with 24,117 votes and electing 17 members.

UNP: 9986 – Seven elected members

JVP: 8291 – Five elected members

UPFA: 5179 – Three elected members

Nuwara-Eliya

Nuwara-Eliya PS

United National Party claimed 15,240 votes in this PS.

CWC: 11114

SLPP: 9262

UPP: 1929

Badulla

Badulla PS

United Peoples Freedom Alliance took the victory in this PS with 8813 votes and electing 7 members

UNP: 8225 – 7 elected members

JVP: 1779 – 2 elected members

Haputhale UC

United People’s Freedom Alliance took the victory with 1610 votes and 8 elected members.

UNP: 666 – 3 elected members

JVP: 59 – No elected members

SLPP: 59 – No elected members

Badulla MC

United National Party won this Municipal Council with 9379 votes and 9 elected members.

SLPP: 8482 – Eight elected members

UPFA: 5362 – Five elected members

JVP: 2493 – Three elected members

Monaragala

Thanamalwila PS

Podujana Peramuna won this PS with 25,796 with 20 elected members.

UNP: 9548 – 7 elected members

UPFA: 5200 – 3 elected members

JVP: 3926 – 3 elected members

Madulla PS

Podujana Peramuna won this PS with 11938 votes with 11 elected members.

UNP: 5480 – Five elected members

UPFA: 2803 – Two elected members

JVP: 1389 – One elected member

Kilinochchi

Karachchi PS

Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi won this PS with 21445 votes and 17 elected members.

Ind. Group: 14485 – Eleven elected members

AITC: 2433 – Two elected members

SLFP: 1899 – Two elected members

UNP: 1570 – One elected member

SLPP: 474 – No elected members