08, · Sri Lanka Podu a Peramuna (SLPP) Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa secured e highest ever number of preferential votes in Sri Lanka’s election history by polling 527,364 votes or 81.1 per cent of total preferential votes from Kurunegala District at General Election . Previously, is record was held by United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. Apr 30, · D.B.Heara is next in line after Shan a Bandara in terms of Preferential votes in e Kurunegala District list. Some quarters in e legal fraternity argue at D.B.Hera should be appointed to fill e vacancy of Salinda Dissanayake as Shan a Bandara was an MP when Dissanayake died on ust 5.Sources said at e Elections Commission had. COLOMBO (News 1st): e Gazette notification containing preferential numbers of candidates contesting e General Election from 22 electoral districts has - Get e latest breaking news and top. e Sri Lankan presidential election was e 8 presidential election, which was held on 16 ember . e incumbent President Mai ripala Sirisena's term of office would have ended on 9 uary . is was e first Presidential election in Sri Lanka where no sitting president, prime minister or opposition leader was contesting for president.Turnout: 83.72. 25, · Battle for Kurunegala. An intense political tug-of- has erupted between ‘Siri’ of Kurunegala and e former big boss who has joined e electoral fray in e same district. It all began when e former boss obtained an intelligence report from his allies about e prospects for preferential votes in e district. Nalaka Godaghewa and Prasanna Ranatunga of e Sri Lanka Podu a Peramuna (SLPP) have claimed e top two spots in e preferential vote results from Gampaha District. 7 (1:14 PM) Arrest rants issued for Kurunegala or and 4 o ers. 209 views view all items. General Election Results - Ma ale District - Laggala Kurunegala District - Kuliyapitiya. Posted on 7-08- by Col3neg e preferential vote results of e Kalutara District at e General Election have been released. MORE. e National Election Commission (NEC) at a meeting today instructed e Returning Officer of Kurunegala District to officially name a suitable candidate to fill e vacant seat of late Minister Salinda Dissanayake. UPFA National List MP Shan a Bandara resigned earlier to . (UPDATE) Preferential votes- General Election . DN page 6 saturday, ust 8, PREFERENTIAL VOTES GENERAL ELECTION Colombo distriCt Puttalam distriCt digamadulla distriCt gamPaha distriCt Kurunegala distriCt anuradhaPura distriCt. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who contested from e Kurunegala district secured 527,364 preferential votes. is is e highest number of preferential votes obtained by a candidate at a general election. He also led his party, e Sri Lanka Podu a Peramuna to secure 154 parliamentary seats in e General election. in e Kurunegala district. is situation has been triggered by e rivalry among candidates of e same party for preferential votes. Areas at rant special attention Kurunegala, Nikaweratiya and Dambadeniya are e electorates at rant special attention in e Kurunegala electoral district. e Election Commission will meet today. ey will focus on e issues at have surfaced regarding e vacant seat of e late MP Salinda Dissanayake. Shan a Bandara recently resigned from e National List to take oa s from e vacant seat in Kurunegala after e dea of Salinda Dissanayake. Shan a Bandara received e highest number of preferential votes from e UPFA list from e. Fur ermore, a concern was raised at e meeting regarding e inability to take legal action against ose who violate e guidelines issued by e heal au orities while preparing to hold an election. e heal guidelines given by e heal au orities clearly mention at e maximum number of people at could attend a meeting is 0. Contesting from Kurunegala district in e recently concluded Parliamentary Election Mr. Rajapaksa received a record-breaking 527,364 Preferential Votes, e highest number of votes a candidate ever received. Mr. Rajapaksa will go down in history as e first ever Sri Lankan to become Prime Minister for four times after serving two terms as e. 9. Kurunegala, y – Kurunegala former MP and SLPP candidate Johnston Fernando speaking to Muslim voters made a veiled reat at he counts all ballot boxes in e district after voting so ere should be as many votes from Muslims for e SLPP as applause for him at event. 08, · Mahinda Rajapaksa, who contested e Kurunegala general election, overcame e district’s preferential votes by a total of 527,364 votes. Since e sweeping of e new prime minister, e SLPP General Secretary added at e new Cabinet of Ministries would be set up. During e presidential election in uary, Kurunegala was one of e electoral districts in which Rajapaksa got more votes an his rival Mai ripala Sirisena, al ough e latter went on to win e election. Kurunegala has a large number of ex-servicemen, political commentator Lucien Rajakarunanayake said. Postal voting took place on 5 ust and 6 ust except for school teachers who cast eir postal votes on 3 ust . e date of e election was set for 17 ust . 15,044,490 Sri Lankans were eligible to vote at e election. 12,314 polling stations and . Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka Podu a Peramuna (SLPP) is leading e preferential votes in Kurunegala District wi a whopping 527,364 votes. MORE.. 7 (11:13 AM). 209 views Ada Dawasa 06-09-. Snavahini By LakvisionTV233 views is leading e preferential votes in Kurunegala District wi a whopping 527,364 votes. MORE.. 7 (11:13 AM) e preferential vote results of e Kalutara District at e General Election have been released. MORE. 18, · Badulla District Preferential Votes: Harin Fernando tops e UNP list wi 200,806 votes while Nimal Siripala de Silva tops e UPFA list wi 134,406 votes: Reports (2.00 p.m) Hambantota District Preferential votes: Namal Rajapaksa tops e UPFA list wi 127,201 votes while Saji Premadasa tops e UNP list wi 112,645: Reports (1.26 pm). Presidential elections were held in Sri Lanka on 8 uary , two years ahead of schedule. e incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa was e United People's Freedom Alliance's candidate, seeking a ird term in office. e United National Party (UNP)-led opposition coalition chose to field Mai ripala Sirisena, e former Minister of Heal in Rajapaksa's government and general secretary of. Prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has polled e highest preferential votes at e General Election . Contesting from Kurunegala, he polled 527,364 votes. He was addressing a public meeting in Kotahena yesterday. Read More. 12, · e Nor Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara is contesting at e general elections in e Kurunegala District on e e United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) ticket. At . 9. Kurunegala, y – Kurunegala former MP and SLPP candidate Johnston Fernando speaking to Muslim voters made a veiled reat at he counts all ballot boxes in e district after voting so ere should be as many votes from Muslims for e SLPP as applause for him at event. is was. Union Minister of You Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju holds online meeting wi WADA President Mr Witold Banka, reiterates India’s commitment to Clean Sport He contested e election from Kurunegala and topped e preferential votes from e district by clinching record 5,27,364 votes. Rajapaksa also anked all supporters of e SLFP led UPFA for helping him to secure nearly half a million preferential votes from e Kurunegala District. I will continue to engage in politics in keeping wi e people’s mandate and I will function wi in Parliament. Rajapaksa secured 423,529 preferential votes at ust 17 election. , · Mr. Rajapaksa was appointed Prime Minister after Gotabaya’s victory at last ember Presidential elections ough his side did not enjoy a majority in Parliament. He contested e election from Kurunegala and topped e preferential votes from e district by clinching a record 527,364 votes. Former UNP MP, Prof.Ashu asinghe, a candidate in e Parliamentary election said e party leadership must acknowledge e people’s message in e Parliamentary election result. We must accept e fact at ere needs to be a genuine effort to reorganise e UNP, it is a long-felt need and today more an ever it has been felt. 09, · Mahinda Rajapaksa, who contested e General Election from Kurunegala, topped e preferential votes at e district level as well as at national level by clinching a whopping 527,364 votes. But MR from Kurunegala will definitely get more an 400000 P/votes 13 y 02:30 PM. It is e better half of a fellow who ridiculed e Field shal at a public meeting. Do your. Mr. Rajapaksa is appreciated for ending e ade long LTTE in 2009 during his Presidency. He had lost e Presidential elections and has made a strong political comeback. He contested e election from Kurunegala and topped e preferential votes from e district by clinching a record 527,364 votes. e President will chair e inural meeting on ust 20 at 3 pm and e statement of e Government’s policy as per Article 33(2) of e Constitution will be read by e President. winning e largest number of preferential votes in e Kurunegala district and was crowned as e four-time Prime Minister, e preferential votes. At e , ust General Election, he contested under e UPFA banner and was elected to Parliament wi over 63,000 preferential votes. After e UPFA lost e , ust Parliamentary election, Mahinda Rajapaksa who was elected as a Member of Parliament from e Kurunegala District could not claim e Opposition Leader’s post. 209 views Maayima| 02/05/. TV1 By LakvisionTV186 views (SLPP) has bagged e highest number of preferential votes in e Ratnapura District. MORE.. 7 (9:31 AM) (SLPP) is leading e preferential votes in Kurunegala District wi a whopping 527,364 votes. MORE.. 7 (11:13 AM) Resource. e ision was reached at a meeting held in Kurunegala yesterday. e latest set of nine MPs who were elevated to Deputy Ministers, were ose who gained highest number of preferential votes at e last parliamentary elections, as well as some who had entered Parliament more. 06, · Rapid development drive soon in Wayamba: Wayamba PC to be exemplary - Chief Minister Dayasiri. By Udi a Ku asinghe. e Sonduru Minisa image paved e way for Dayasiri Jayasekara to be elected as e new Chief Minister of e Wayamba Provincial Council, securing e highest number of preferential votes ever obtained by a candidate at a Provincial Council Election. Sirasa News 1st .00 PM 27-03-. col3neg, col3, col3negoriginal, col3negoriginal.tv. Ado (7) - 18-09-. col3negoriginal, col3negoriginals.com, col3, col3neg, col 3 neg original col3negoriginal. A place to watch and share Sri Lankan videos. 09, · Local News: e leader of Sri Lanka Podu a Peramuna (SLPP) Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as e 13 Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. e swearing in ceremony took place at e historic Kelani Raja Maha Viharaya is morning (9). Elected to e post for e four time, Mr. Rajapaksa served two terms as e Executive President of e country . 07, · e SLPP has polled more votes an its rivals, scoring over 60 per cent of e total votes in e 16 seats officially lared so far from e Sou, dominated by e Sinhala majority community. e party won 13 out of 16 seats. Hon Mahinda Rajapakasa was elected to Parliament on 5 ust wi e highest number of preferential votes ever recorded by a single candidate in Sri Lankan parliamentary history wi 527,364 votes from e Kurunegala District.