Wickremesinghe Passes 500,000 Preferences From Colombo

UNP leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe passed the 500,000 preferential vote mark establishing a new record in Sri Lankan General Elections.

Wickremesinghe received 500,566 preferences while the UNP received 640,743 votes in the district. Therefore, 78 percent of those who voted for the UNP have marked a preference vote for Wickremesinghe.

Colombo is the district with the largest number of registered voters. It send 19 MPs to the parliament. UNP won 11 seats and the UPFA managed to win 7. JVP had to be content with just one seat.

UNP
Ranil Wickremesinghe 500566
Sujeeva Senasinghe 117049
Harsha de Silva  114148
Ravi Karunanayake 111394
Patali Champika Ranawaka 100444
S.M. Marikkar 92,526
Mujibar Rahuman 83,884
Eran Wickremeratne 82,783
Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe 81,758
Hirunika Premachandra 70,584
Mano Ganesan 69,064
 
UPFA
 
Wimal Weerawansa 313,801
Udaya Gammanpila 198,818
Susil Premajayantha 174,075
Dinesh Gunawardena 124,451
Bandula Gunawardena 96,057
Mohan Lal Grero 65,703
Gamini Lokuge 58,527
 
JVP
 
Anura Dissanayake 65,966
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