Kandy Electoral District

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Kandy (Mahanuwara)
Electoral District
for the Parliament of Sri Lanka
Administrative
District
Kandy
Province Central
Polling divisions 13
Population 1,396,000[1] (2008)
Electorate 970,456[2] (2010)
Area 1,940 km2 (750 sq mi)[3]
Current Electoral District
Number of members 12
MPs Mahindananda Aluthgamage, UPFA
Dilum Amunugama, UPFA
Sarath Amunugama, UPFA
A.R.M. Abdul Cader, UNF
S. B. Dissanayake, UPFA
Rauff Hakeem, UNF
M. H. A. Haleem, UNF
Lakshman Kiriella, UNF
Faiszer Musthapha, UPFA
Keheliya Rambukwella, UPFA
Lohan Ratwatte, UPFA
Erik Weerawardena, UPFA

Kandy (Mahanuwara) electoral district is one of the 22 multi-member electoral districts of Sri Lanka created by the 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka. The district is conterminous with the administrative district of Kandy in the Central province. The district currently elects 12 of the 225 members of the Sri Lankan Parliament and had 970,456 registered electors in 2010.[2]

1982 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 1st presidential election held on 20 October 1982 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Junius Jayewardene UNP 17,778 26,380 43,186 20,296 15,729 20,421 24,586 22,158 20,105 13,258 15,284 23,440 20,848 6,152 289,621 59.80%
Hector Kobbekaduwa SLFP 11,874 15,340 23,301 12,286 6,498 12,898 13,512 11,783 13,219 12,747 12,242 12,100 17,596 3,251 178,647 36.89%
Rohana Wijeweera JVP 1,092 528 3,374 419 408 1,138 961 669 621 821 456 852 964 190 12,493 2.58%
Colvin R. de Silva LSSP 98 188 230 165 149 180 264 161 199 100 157 150 131 84 2,256 0.47%
Vasudeva Nanayakkara NSSP 28 45 91 31 82 46 66 54 93 30 51 47 36 18 718 0.15%
Kumar Ponnambalam ACTC 18 60 42 43 64 60 64 37 32 56 38 27 15 6 562 0.12%
Valid Votes 30,888 42,541 70,224 33,240 22,930 34,743 39,453 34,862 34,269 27,012 28,228 36,616 39,590 9,701 484,297 100.00%
Rejected Votes 214 394 605 414 203 355 411 382 277 267 358 246 325 97 4,548
Total Polled 31,102 42,935 70,829 33,654 23,133 35,098 39,864 35,244 34,546 27,279 28,586 36,862 39,915 9,798 488,845
Registered Electors 35,940 50,563 82,590 38,947 29,751 41,314 47,445 41,888 43,442 3,145 31,788 43,223 46,731 536,767
Turnout 86.54% 84.91% 85.76% 86.41% 77.76% 84.95% 84.02% 84.14% 79.52% 867.38% 89.93% 85.28% 85.41% 91.07%
Source:[4]

1988 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 2nd presidential election held on 19 December 1988 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Ranasinghe Premadasa UNP 15,071 24,800 30,708 19,688 11,301 15,231 24,203 20,902 16,825 9,912 12,032 16,582 14,478 2,391 234,124 54.88%
Sirimavo Bandaranaike SLFP 12,549 18,976 25,594 14,015 6,959 12,118 16,082 15,087 14,690 9,417 12,466 10,420 15,699 2,115 186,187 43.65%
Oswin Abeygunasekara SLMP 330 418 719 298 617 433 559 557 834 247 324 315 515 100 6,266 1.47%
Valid Votes 27,950 44,194 57,021 34,001 18,877 27,782 40,844 36,546 32,349 19,576 24,822 27,317 30,692 4,606 426,577 100.00%
Rejected Votes 263 517 962 373 297 407 521 611 395 339 386 550 362 184 6,167
Total Polled 28,213 44,711 57,983 34,374 19,174 28,189 41,365 37,157 32,744 19,915 25,208 27,867 31,054 4,790 432,744
Registered Electors 39,671 55,425 94,109 42,868 28,958 48,841 54,010 48,741 48,208 27,659 37,345 50,223 52,182 628,240
Turnout 71.12% 80.67% 61.61% 80.19% 66.21% 57.72% 76.59% 76.23% 67.92% 72.00% 67.50% 55.49% 59.51% 68.88%
Source:[5]

1989 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 9th parliamentary election held on 15 February 1989 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United National Party /
Ceylon Workers' Congress
16,777 23,262 21,218 20,917 9,513 9,594 22,315 17,031 14,471 6,019 16,255 9,012 11,064 7,525 204,973 61.72% 8
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 7,686 13,450 10,538 10,307 3,911 4,206 10,425 6,979 8,853 4,146 9,373 3,352 8,661 4,090 105,977 31.91% 4
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 495 1,555 2,476 800 1,263 685 1,065 1,740 1,018 249 84 2,682 500 85 14,697 4.43% 0
United Socialist Alliance
(CPSL, LSSP, NSSP, SLMP)
288 288 157 192 556 295 921 476 774 113 263 106 334 384 5,147 1.55% 0
United Lanka People's Party 81 97 108 119 132 116 114 73 129 34 110 52 61 89 1,315 0.40% 0
Valid Votes 25,327 38,652 34,497 32,335 15,375 14,896 34,840 26,299 25,245 10,561 26,085 15,204 20,620 12,173 332,109 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 1,298 2,642 2,519 2,025 768 1,225 2,784 1,897 1,357 758 2,585 1,048 1,062 406 22,374
Total Polled 26,625 41,294 37,016 34,360 16,143 16,121 37,624 28,196 26,602 11,319 28,670 16,252 21,682 12,579 354,483
Registered Electors 38,747 54,611 92,300 42,178 28,267 47,758 53,327 47,713 46,746 27,254 36,923 48,915 50,598 12,980 628,317
Turnout 68.71% 75.61% 40.10% 81.46% 57.11% 33.76% 70.55% 59.10% 56.91% 41.53% 77.65% 33.22% 42.85% 96.91% 56.42%
Source:[6]

The following candidates were elected:[6] Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (UNP), 58,617 preference votes (pv); D. M. Jayaratne (SLFP), 54,290 pv; Anura Daniel Mahavithanaarachchige (UNP), 53,396 pv; Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed (UNP), 36,375 pv; A.R.M. Abdul Cader (UNP), 33,757 pv; Hettihewage Chandraman de Silva (UNP), 29,726 pv; Tikiribanda Harindranatha Dunuwila (UNP), 28,377 pv; Tissa Attanayake (UNP), 27,788 pv; Rankeththege Premachandra Wijesiri (UNP), 27,555 pv; Abeykoon Mudiyanselage Mahinda Abeykoon (SLFP), 26,881 pv; Yasaratne Tennakoon (SLFP), 22,736 pv; and Lakshman Kiriella (SLFP), 20,898 pv.

Anura Daniel Mahavithanaarachchige (UNP) was murdered on 25 June 1989.[7]

1993 Provincial Council Election[edit]

Results of the 2nd Central provincial council election held on 17 May 1993 for the district:

Party Votes % Seats
United National Party 252,926 14
People's Alliance (SLFP, SLMC et al.) 155,298 9
Democratic United National Front 90,366 5
Nava Sama Samaja Party 3,382
Valid Votes 28
Rejected Votes
Total Polled
Registered Electors
Turnout
Source:

1994 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 10th parliamentary election held on 16 August 1994 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United National Party /
Ceylon Workers' Congress
18,240 27,942 42,356 22,141 13,342 22,434 26,836 25,471 21,005 13,408 18,116 21,586 21,602 7,345 301,824 52.35% 7
People's Alliance (SLFP et al.) 14,762 22,962 41,035 15,365 10,591 20,461 21,402 17,816 20,318 12,457 16,590 21,635 23,096 9,193 267,683 46.43% 5
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 205 156 425 107 355 402 129 240 474 68 75 384 288 187 3,495 0.61% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front (JVP) 144 174 546 92 140 318 211 186 286 99 93 311 350 122 3,072 0.53% 0
Independent 1 14 30 46 16 8 26 22 20 14 17 25 13 15 4 270 0.05% 0
Independent 2 10 16 35 13 7 10 12 21 17 15 17 17 15 3 208 0.04% 0
Valid Votes 33,375 51,280 84,443 37,734 24,443 43,651 48,612 43,754 42,114 26,064 34,916 43,946 45,366 16,854 576,552 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 1,648 3,117 4,352 2,611 843 2,434 3,148 2,731 1,610 1,766 2,149 2,238 2,122 250 31,019
Total Polled 35,023 54,397 88,795 40,345 25,286 46,085 51,760 46,485 43,724 27,830 37,065 46,184 47,488 17,104 607,571
Registered Electors 43,462 66,812 109,246 50,376 32,335 56,925 62,996 57,482 55,740 32,992 42,700 56,671 58,455 726,192
Turnout 80.58% 81.42% 81.28% 80.09% 78.20% 80.96% 82.16% 80.87% 78.44% 84.35% 86.80% 81.49% 81.24% 83.67%
Source:[8]

The following candidates were elected:[8] Gamini Dissanayake (UNP), 198,207 preference votes (pv); D. M. Jayaratne (PA), 101,558 pv; Anuruddha Ratwatte (PA), 92,644 pv; Herath Mudiyanselage Lucky Dissanayake Jayawardene (UNP), 66,340 pv; A.R.M. Abdul Cader (UNP), 66,136 pv; Kuruppu Arachchilage Wilson Kuruppu Arachchi (PA), 63,969 pv; Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed (UNP), 61,906 pv; Tissa Attanayake (UNP), 60,531 pv; Lakshman Kiriella (PA), 59,463 pv; Sarath Amunugama (UNP), 53,997 pv; Ediriweera Weerawardhana (PA), 53,192 pv; and Irajarathnan Sivasamy (UNP), 38,343 pv

Gamini Dissanayake (UNP) was murdered on 24 October 1994.

1994 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 3rd presidential election held on 9 November 1994 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Chandrika Kumaratunga PA 17,288 29,558 48,134 19,303 12,339 24,150 26,785 23,082 22,323 14,309 22,944 24,199 25,099 10,597 320,110 56.64%
Srimathi Dissanayake UNP 14,862 19,692 33,007 18,076 10,477 18,243 19,423 19,995 17,152 10,742 11,906 17,442 17,621 6,881 235,519 41.68%
Hudson Samarasinghe Ind 2 201 350 582 318 98 285 344 349 172 238 277 287 226 21 3,748 0.66%
Harischandra Wijayatunga SMBP 118 193 303 107 258 238 176 175 335 92 86 215 220 102 2,618 0.46%
A.J. Ranashinge Ind 1 95 169 228 119 78 122 169 167 123 90 96 155 103 38 1,752 0.31%
G.A. Nihal SLPF 61 105 219 74 41 102 110 109 62 85 126 101 130 45 1,370 0.24%
Valid Votes 32,625 50,067 82,473 37,997 23,291 43,140 47,007 43,877 40,167 25,556 35,435 42,399 43,399 17,684 565,117 100.00%
Rejected Votes 517 1,524 1,809 921 583 1,081 1,509 1,652 912 625 892 945 934 275 14,179
Total Polled 33,142 51,591 84,282 38,918 23,874 44,221 48,516 45,529 41,079 26,181 36,327 43,344 44,333 17,959 579,296
Registered Electors 43,462 66,812 109,246 50,376 32,335 56,925 62,996 57,482 55,740 32,992 42,700 56,671 58,455 726,192
Turnout 76.26% 77.22% 77.15% 77.26% 73.83% 77.68% 77.01% 79.21% 73.70% 79.36% 85.07% 76.48% 75.84% 79.77%
Source:[9]

1999 Provincial Council Election[edit]

Results of the 3rd Central provincial council election held on 6 April 1999 for the district:

Party Votes % Seats
People's Alliance (SLFP, SLMC et al.) 247,250 47.54%
United National Party 232,934 44.79%
National Union of Workers (CWC, DWC) 16,954 3.26%
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 16,065 3.09%
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 4,433 0.85%
Liberal Party 881 0.17%
Independent 853 0.16%
Sri Lanka Progressive Front 689 0.13%
Valid Votes 520,059 100.00%
Rejected Votes 45,000
Total Polled 565,059
Registered Electors 780,232
Turnout 72.42%
Sources:[10][11]

1999 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 4th presidential election held on 21 December 1999 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Chandrika Kumaratunga PA 16,777 29,986 40,996 19,900 10,101 23,259 28,277 32,945 19,893 14,497 18,216 22,192 23,135 8,013 308,187 50.29%
Ranil Wickremasinghe UNP 16,428 23,928 41,640 19,808 13,809 22,974 20,885 17,372 20,803 11,955 16,335 21,920 21,219 7,284 276,360 45.10%
M.D.N. Gunathilaka JVP 933 828 2,782 638 639 1,569 1,353 928 1,173 669 632 1,199 1,293 876 15,512 2.53%
Harischandra Wijayatunga SMBP 134 244 384 108 349 267 184 168 431 107 113 251 301 239 3,280 0.54%
W.V.M. Ranjith Ind 2 115 141 244 153 40 131 195 134 83 139 135 139 125 1 1,775 0.29%
Abdul Rasool SLMP 57 163 359 149 109 78 110 122 114 33 54 240 105 13 1,706 0.28%
Rajiva Wijesinha Liberal 93 161 230 128 43 113 149 119 73 88 186 124 102 5 1,614 0.26%
T. Edirisuriya Ind 1 70 159 165 116 34 74 165 125 66 109 133 83 61 9 1,369 0.22%
Vasudeva Nanayakkara LDA 46 94 110 42 105 60 88 55 133 34 29 68 103 98 1,065 0.17%
Kamal Karunadasa PLSF 41 90 91 51 29 45 86 56 38 50 60 58 49 5 749 0.12%
Hudson Samarasinghe Ind 3 49 51 114 46 14 43 77 35 29 34 48 45 54 0 639 0.10%
A.W. Premawardhana PFF 15 22 43 16 9 25 31 20 13 14 30 31 21 0 290 0.05%
A. Dissanayaka DUNF 16 26 40 19 11 16 22 12 16 14 22 22 24 5 265 0.04%
Valid Votes 34,774 55,893 87,198 41,174 25,292 48,654 51,622 52,091 42,865 27,743 35,993 46,372 46,592 16,548 612,811 100.00%
Rejected Votes 637 1,626 2,720 1,059 624 1,415 1,513 1,338 1,213 720 922 1,204 1,464 605 17,060
Total Polled 35,411 57,519 89,918 42,233 25,916 50,069 53,135 53,429 44,078 28,463 36,915 47,576 48,056 17,153 629,871
Registered Electors 46,621 73,137 120,150 55,180 34,410 65,317 69,098 63,055 59,187 36,214 46,840 62,497 62,747 794,453
Turnout 75.96% 78.65% 74.84% 76.54% 75.32% 76.66% 76.90% 84.73% 74.47% 78.60% 78.81% 76.13% 76.59% 79.28%
Source:[12]

2000 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 11th parliamentary election held on 10 October 2000 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
People's Alliance
(SLFP et al.)
16,051 29,140 34,177 18,695 7,254 21,906 30,259 24,235 17,342 13,881 17,897 19,988 21,793 9,664 282,282 46.66% 6
United National Party 15,399 19,769 35,828 16,021 12,460 22,106 16,089 13,805 20,096 10,373 13,825 19,591 20,405 7,856 243,623 40.27% 5
National Unity Alliance (SLMC) 1,048 2,544 10,990 1,564 1,803 883 1,388 3,277 1,469 472 43 4,990 1,341 211 32,023 5.29% 1
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 1,144 1,181 3,732 673 1,105 2,315 1,668 1,016 2,027 843 744 1,698 2,082 1,337 21,565 3.56% 0
Sinhala Heritage 331 491 1,592 291 1,722 898 311 521 2,093 156 48 731 1,208 606 10,999 1.82% 0
Ceylon Workers' Congress 9 490 108 1,053 401 967 1,372 454 337 772 46 43 16 40 6,108 1.01% 0
New Left Front (NSSP et al.) 176 218 329 194 100 157 437 170 168 209 210 207 220 25 2,820 0.47% 0
Citizen's Front 23 97 99 43 89 176 44 203 74 208 95 43 61 49 1,304 0.22% 0
National Union of Workers 22 132 244 72 51 55 97 77 65 43 8 149 45 6 1,066 0.18% 0
United Sinhala Great Counci 53 62 113 47 12 52 69 55 44 59 74 60 48 9 757 0.13% 0
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 20 73 80 12 66 71 41 31 114 11 7 47 80 55 708 0.12% 0
Democratic United National Front 18 34 41 18 7 27 32 17 27 17 25 18 41 1 323 0.05% 0
Liberal Party 14 15 31 15 18 17 28 19 56 23 32 21 10 2 301 0.05% 0
Independent 2 12 24 40 11 18 17 21 13 14 32 12 31 14 5 264 0.04% 0
Independent 4 9 7 9 4 9 37 16 9 29 4 14 12 11 9 179 0.03% 0
Sri Lanka Muslim Party 9 14 26 3 11 14 13 8 11 3 9 6 26 8 161 0.03% 0
Independent 5 7 11 16 8 9 10 16 8 9 13 9 4 3 0 123 0.02% 0
Independent 1 2 5 20 5 5 7 7 8 6 7 7 18 4 2 103 0.02% 0
Ruhuna People's Party 2 9 11 5 6 3 10 7 1 6 2 7 9 0 78 0.01% 0
National Development Front 5 4 13 3 3 7 11 4 7 3 5 4 6 1 76 0.01% 0
Independent 3 3 2 13 5 8 7 7 1 4 1 4 4 4 2 65 0.01% 0
Valid Votes 34,357 54,322 87,512 38,742 25,157 49,732 51,936 43,938 43,993 27,136 33,116 47,672 47,427 19,888 604,928 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 2,099 4,055 6,340 3,268 1,136 3,289 4,060 2,334 2,373 2,578 3,473 3,171 2,972 600 41,748
Total Polled 36,456 58,377 93,852 42,010 26,293 53,021 55,996 46,272 46,366 29,714 36,589 50,843 50,399 20,488 646,676
Registered Electors 47,418 75,067 122,891 56,465 34,559 67,435 70,727 64,618 60,032 37,031 48,095 63,837 64,303 812,478
Turnout 76.88% 77.77% 76.37% 74.40% 76.08% 78.63% 79.17% 71.61% 77.24% 80.24% 76.08% 79.65% 78.38% 79.59%
Source:[13]

The following candidates were elected:[14] Keheliya Rambukwella (UNP), 154,403 preference votes (pv); Anuruddha Ratwatte (PA), 152,511 pv; D. M. Jayaratne (PA), 85,711 pv; Tissa Attanayake (UNP), 73,111 pv; Mahindananda Aluthgamage (PA), 71,653 pv; Sarath Amunugama (PA-UNP(A)), 67,731 pv; A.R.M. Abdul Cader (UNP), 58,375 pv; Lakshman Kiriella (PA), 57,424 pv; M. H. A. Haleem (UNP), 45,177 pv; Heratha Mudiyanselage Lucky Dissanayake Jayawardhana (UNP), 42,085 pv; Ediriweera Weerawrdena (PA), 35,388 pv; and Rauff Hakeem (NUA-SLMC), 28,033 pv.

2001 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 12th parliamentary election held on 5 December 2001 for the district::

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United National Front
(UNP, SLMC, CWC, WPF)
18,180 25,089 53,249 14,055 16,764 26,815 22,110 19,461 25,140 13,792 17,477 28,101 24,871 314,297 52.77% 7
People's Alliance
(SLFP et al.)
13,721 24,798 28,636 10,371 6,489 18,908 25,630 19,911 15,289 11,276 14,110 15,990 20,318 233,637 39.23% 4
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 1,688 2,168 7,496 996 1,551 3,355 2,811 2,071 3,254 1,697 1,695 2,859 3,243 37,146 6.24% 1
Sinhala Heritage 119 228 595 72 551 331 195 187 653 59 55 292 508 4,040 0.68% 0
New Left Front (NSSP et al.) 214 467 503 192 89 282 435 270 219 268 290 294 344 3,905 0.66% 0
Muslim United Liberation Front 50 75 128 30 13 42 63 40 35 42 33 37 50 641 0.11% 0
United Sinhala Great Council 32 41 83 30 12 38 64 50 24 46 62 45 36 568 0.10% 0
National Development Front 3 28 17 14 22 18 18 6 34 13 12 18 38 253 0.04% 0
People's Freedom Front 10 27 28 8 5 10 37 7 10 12 23 19 15 212 0.04% 0
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 8 22 22 4 14 22 15 5 29 4 4 19 12 190 0.03% 0
Independent 2 6 7 19 5 14 21 8 8 29 3 3 11 2 141 0.02% 0
Independent 1 6 8 14 3 3 9 9 10 6 3 12 7 12 105 0.02% 0
Independent 6 6 6 15 8 4 10 12 9 6 4 7 5 5 98 0.02% 0
Independent 4 2 4 11 2 3 10 10 5 5 3 3 12 6 77 0.01% 0
Independent 3 4 3 15 5 1 3 4 1 3 5 7 5 6 64 0.01% 0
Ruhuna People's Party 2 6 16 1 0 4 7 2 2 4 1 16 1 62 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka National Front 2 3 5 1 2 3 7 2 2 2 8 5 6 48 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front 3 3 7 4 0 4 12 3 4 1 1 3 3 48 0.01% 0
Independent 5 4 2 10 3 1 2 6 4 1 0 3 5 3 44 0.01% 0
Valid Votes 34,060 52,985 90,869 25,804 25,538 49,887 51,453 42,052 44,745 27,234 33,806 47,743 49,479 595,576 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 2,032 4,338 6,813 2,230 1,152 3,413 3,780 3,069 2,252 2,780 3,946 3,068 2,512 42,103
Total Polled 36,092 57,323 97,682 28,034 26,690 53,300 55,233 45,121 46,997 30,014 37,752 50,811 51,991 637,679
Registered Electors 48,642 77,854 126,815 57,850 35,351 70,383 72,986 67,327 61,677 37,897 49,524 65,863 66,518 838,687
Turnout 74.20% 73.63% 77.03% 48.46% 75.50% 75.73% 75.68% 67.02% 76.20% 79.20% 76.23% 77.15% 78.16% 76.03%
Sources:[15][16]

The following candidates were elected:[17] Keheliya Rambukwella (UNF), 143,235 preference votes (pv); Anuruddha Ratwatte (PA), 102,906 pv; Tissa Attanayake (UNF), 99,381 pv; Sarath Amunugama (PA), 78,110 pv; M. H. A. Haleem (UNF), 75,630 pv; Rauff Hakeem (UNF-SLMC), 71,094 pv; Lakshman Kiriella (UNF), 70,241 pv; Abeyrathne Chitra Srimathi Manthilake (UNF) 51,768 pv; Thilina Bandara Tennakoon (PA), 51,542 pv; Mahindananda Aluthgamage (PA), 50,618 pv; Heratha Mudiyanselage Lucky Dissanayake Jayawardhana (UNF), 45,693 pv; and Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon (JVP), 5,957 pv.

2004 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 13th parliamentary election held on 2 April 2004 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United National Front
(UNP, SLMC, CWC, WPF)
16,645 30,109 46,572 22,724 14,367 24,807 25,823 26,230 22,435 13,380 15,285 23,413 22,647 9,422 313,859 49.99% 6
United People's Freedom Alliance (SLFP, JVP et al.) 15,896 22,066 37,806 16,277 7,141 23,918 22,708 16,071 17,403 13,321 18,319 21,739 22,887 12,579 268,131 42.71% 5
Jathika Hela Urumaya 1,513 2,515 7,079 1,253 3,959 3,896 1,793 2,946 6,191 674 307 3,678 4,376 2,012 42,192 6.72% 1
National Development Front 43 63 183 77 70 112 61 75 127 27 20 134 96 21 1,109 0.18% 0
United Muslim People's Party 30 68 93 39 12 40 55 45 26 28 26 41 38 7 548 0.09% 0
New Left Front (NSSP et al.) 11 34 84 22 59 28 44 31 61 9 12 34 51 21 501 0.08% 0
United Socialist Party 19 30 56 28 15 20 35 33 11 14 15 25 18 5 324 0.05% 0
Independent 9 18 18 24 18 3 18 39 20 7 10 24 21 12 1 233 0.04% 0
Independent 7 5 13 52 3 10 22 10 11 16 3 11 11 6 5 178 0.03% 0
United Lalith Front 3 16 20 14 3 14 14 12 10 7 7 11 14 2 147 0.02% 0
Independent 8 9 16 18 8 3 7 16 12 6 10 7 11 5 1 129 0.02% 0
Swarajya 28 3 25 2 5 4 2 10 13 1 3 2 5 0 103 0.02% 0
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 3 6 10 7 2 3 2 7 11 0 2 4 20 4 81 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka Muslim Party 4 3 20 0 3 1 6 2 4 1 1 8 0 0 53 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka National Front 3 4 5 5 0 3 6 5 1 5 1 5 4 1 48 0.01% 0
Independent 6 1 3 3 3 2 3 10 7 5 2 1 2 1 0 43 0.01% 0
Independent 1 3 2 4 3 2 1 2 7 3 0 1 4 1 4 37 0.01% 0
Independent 5 4 4 5 3 2 3 2 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 35 0.01% 0
Independent 3 0 1 6 2 1 0 3 1 1 2 1 3 7 1 29 0.00% 0
Independent 4 0 1 5 5 0 5 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 26 0.00% 0
Ruhuna People's Party 0 2 1 5 0 2 3 1 1 3 3 3 0 0 24 0.00% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front 0 1 6 2 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 3 1 0 20 0.00% 0
Independent 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 16 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 34,241 54,979 92,078 40,500 25,659 52,907 50,642 45,536 46,338 27,503 34,049 49,155 50,192 24,087 627,866 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 2,523 4,415 6,988 3,423 1,123 3,607 4,421 4,250 2,424 2,685 3,749 2,999 2,465 412 45,484
Total Polled 36,764 59,394 99,066 43,923 26,782 56,514 55,063 49,786 48,762 30,188 37,798 52,154 52,657 24,499 673,350
Registered Electors 49,964 81,694 133,404 59,853 36,760 74,784 76,700 69,554 66,995 39,730 51,360 69,844 69,992 880,634
Turnout 73.58% 72.70% 74.26% 73.38% 72.86% 75.57% 71.79% 71.58% 72.78% 75.98% 73.59% 74.67% 75.23% 76.46%
Source:[18]

The following candidates were elected:[19] Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon (UPFA-JVP), 111,923 preference votes (pv); Keheliya Rambukwella (UNF-UNP), 110,720 pv; Tissa Attanayake (UNF-UNP), 93,971 pv; A.R.M. Abdul Cader (UNF-UNP), 89,829 pv; Mahindananda Aluthgamage (UPFA-SLFP), 82,036 pv; Lakshman Kiriella (UNF-UNP), 81,136 pv; Y.M. Nawaratna Banda (UPFA-JVP), 81,036 pv; Sarath Amunugama (UPFA-SLFP), 78,817 pv; M. H. A. Haleem (UNF-UNP), 66,669 pv; D. M. Jayaratne (UPFA-SLFP), 64,317 pv; Faiszer Musthapha (UNF-CWC), 40,475 pv; and Udawatte Nanda (JHU), 10,846 pv.

2004 Provincial Council Election[edit]

Results of the 4th Central provincial council election held on 10 July 2004 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United People's Freedom Alliance (SLFP, JVP et al.) 15,546 20,406 36,289 15,423 6,150 23,101 23,296 14,108 15,294 13,752 18,607 17,582 16,901 8,140 244,595 54.17% 16
United National Party 10,504 18,564 29,938 16,541 9,468 14,656 14,220 16,850 14,353 10,270 10,526 14,605 16,834 4,935 202,264 44.80% 14
National Development Front 54 69 100 49 20 106 62 144 100 45 38 390 132 51 1,360 0.30% 0
United Socialist Party 67 98 157 82 49 86 116 127 49 59 43 71 70 14 1,088 0.24% 0
United Muslim People's Alliance 27 73 372 38 68 32 53 96 36 22 22 72 71 5 987 0.22% 0
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 12 31 43 13 51 32 21 28 47 12 6 29 49 45 419 0.09% 0
Independent 2 22 27 36 21 1 14 26 18 15 19 13 15 15 5 247 0.05% 0
National Democratic Party 6 13 21 10 23 8 25 15 15 6 6 10 6 14 178 0.04% 0
Ruhuna People's Party 5 8 41 10 2 6 6 7 9 3 3 10 35 16 161 0.04% 0
Independent 1 10 9 20 7 3 12 11 10 11 12 11 12 8 7 143 0.03% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front 4 11 11 2 4 2 4 6 12 3 1 6 6 4 76 0.02% 0
Valid Votes 26,257 39,309 67,028 32,196 15,839 38,055 37,840 31,409 29,941 24,203 29,276 32,802 34,127 13,236 451,518 100.00% 30
Rejected Votes 1,567 2,799 4,942 2,424 1,135 2,477 2,872 2,435 2,046 1,641 2,198 2,120 2,022 824 31,502
Total Polled 27,824 42,108 71,970 34,620 16,974 40,532 40,712 33,844 31,987 25,844 31,474 34,922 36,149 14,060 483,020
Registered Electors 49,964 81,695 133,404 59,853 36,760 74,784 76,700 69,554 66,995 39,730 51,360 69,844 69,992 880,635
Turnout 55.69% 51.54% 53.95% 57.84% 46.18% 54.20% 53.08% 48.66% 47.75% 65.05% 61.28% 50.00% 51.65% 54.85%
Source:[20]

The following candidates were elected:[20] D.S.B. Amunugama (UPFA), 48,941 preference votes (pv); Amaranath Samansiri Fernando (UPFA), 39,476 pv; Sarath Ekanayake (UPFA), 36,387 pv; H.M. Lucky Dissanayake (UNP), 31,071 pv; Mohamad Rafeek Mohamad Hamjad (UNP), 28,447 pv; Aluthgamage Ananada Aluthgamage (UPFA), 28,034 pv; Abeykoon Mudiyanselage Mahinda Abeykoon (UPFA), 27,643 pv; Ediriweera Weerawardhena (UPFA), 27,047 pv; Aththiadi Gedera Mohamed Saheed (UNP), 24,991 pv; R.G. Samaranayake (UPFA), 24,181 pv; Doreiswami Madiyagurajah (UNP), 23,519 pv; A. Chithra Srimathi Manthilaka (UNP), 23,247 pv; R. Senaratne Mahinda Wijesiri (UNP), 23,097 pv; M.G. Jayaratne (UPFA), 21,577 pv; Abeykoon Mudiyanselage Manel Bandara Abeyratne (UPFA), 21,067 pv; Nishshanka Herath (UPFA), 20,658 pv; Arambegedara Sunil Wickramasinghe (UPFA), 20,613 pv; Nihal Gunasekara (UNP), 20,454 pv; A.G. Sirisena (UPFA), 19,651 pv; Aliapperuma Don Hareendra Chanaka (UNP), 18,185 pv; Amaratunga Sunil Kithsiri (UPFA), 18,116 pv; H.A. Ranasinghe (UPFA), 17,428 pv; M. Punchi Banda Dasanayake (UPFA), 17,392 pv; Chandana Dissanayake (UPFA), 17,099 pv; Kongahage Wickramasinghe Srima Shanthini (UNP), 16,973 pv; Irajarathnam Sivasamy (UNP), 14,267 pv; Alwis Samaraweera Mudalige Padmalal de (UNP), 14,071 pv; A. Seiyadu Mohammadu Mohammadu Marjan Alhaj (UNP), 13,719 pv; Mahahithana Arachchige Rupa Sriyani Daniel (UNP), 13,203 pv; and Alim Masihudeen Naimullah Alhaj (UNP), 13,147 pv.

2005 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 5th presidential election held on 17 November 2005 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Ranil Wickremasinghe UNP 20,177 35,829 59,899 25,874 17,130 31,321 29,882 31,957 28,894 16,646 20,269 30,979 27,791 10,502 387,150 54.33%
Mahinda Rajapaksa UPFA 17,453 25,790 43,540 19,058 9,435 27,385 28,544 20,610 22,670 15,367 19,973 22,733 27,428 15,686 315,672 44.30%
Siritunga Jayasuriya USP 177 276 390 233 55 204 296 284 124 176 186 203 159 12 2,775 0.39%
A.A. Suraweera NDF 200 258 322 231 55 169 277 206 120 138 207 181 210 15 2,589 0.36%
Victor Hettigoda ULPP 48 86 147 55 57 83 85 100 83 45 55 90 100 57 1,091 0.15%
Chamil Jayaneththi NLF 49 70 91 48 20 33 74 73 37 43 68 55 48 8 717 0.10%
Wimal Geeganage SLNF 42 64 77 38 6 35 63 50 29 38 46 45 46 5 584 0.08%
Anura De Silva ULF 43 65 84 38 14 26 44 39 25 35 33 45 34 4 529 0.07%
Aruna de Soyza RPP 25 56 72 23 15 40 56 32 16 23 36 40 50 3 487 0.07%
A.K.J. Arachchige DUA 20 41 62 28 7 24 40 27 16 22 28 29 26 2 372 0.05%
Wije Dias SEP 15 27 33 14 10 28 48 29 21 13 14 24 19 12 307 0.04%
P. Nelson Perera SLPF 12 19 39 14 6 20 28 17 12 17 9 14 12 0 219 0.03%
H.S. Dharmadwaja UNAF 8 22 21 10 1 4 16 9 5 4 10 7 11 0 128 0.02%
Valid Votes 38,269 62,603 104,777 45,664 26,811 59,372 59,453 53,433 52,052 32,567 40,934 54,445 55,934 26,306 712,620 100.00%
Rejected Votes 382 1,036 1,432 660 335 746 965 885 630 452 564 726 594 410 9,817
Total Polled 38,651 63,639 106,209 46,324 27,146 60,118 60,418 54,318 52,682 33,019 41,498 55,171 56,528 26,716 722,437
Registered Electors 50,898 84,167 138,171 61,006 36,326 77,020 80,003 71,823 69,243 41,465 52,747 71,840 72,329 907,038
Turnout 75.94% 75.61% 76.87% 75.93% 74.73% 78.06% 75.52% 75.63% 76.08% 79.63% 78.67% 76.80% 78.15% 79.65%
Source:[21]

2009 Provincial Council Election[edit]

Results of the 5th Central provincial council election held on 14 February 2009 for the district:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United People's Freedom Alliance (SLFP et al.) 21,646 29,628 53,858 22,752 10,243 32,964 32,016 26,629 24,125 17,881 22,911 27,269 28,967 12,601 363,490 59.41% 18
United National Party 10,446 24,745 35,928 16,523 12,146 20,078 16,126 20,309 19,507 9,997 9,906 19,708 18,654 3,754 237,827 38.87% 12
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 548 410 1,402 469 355 870 813 333 760 351 398 652 591 341 8,293 1.36% 0
United Socialist Party 24 60 90 34 22 31 83 45 40 21 12 42 35 7 546 0.09% 0
Independent 3 15 4 39 27 55 24 9 12 145 3 7 11 14 11 376 0.06% 0
United Lanka People's Party 15 40 35 23 5 16 44 31 18 13 10 24 15 3 292 0.05% 0
Independent 1 2 4 29 3 2 8 2 15 6 89 17 8 6 7 198 0.03% 0
Independent 8 8 28 24 17 9 13 27 15 9 3 9 11 10 1 184 0.03% 0
Independent 7 2 6 13 6 4 4 24 8 3 4 4 5 1 0 84 0.01% 0
United Lanka Great Council 1 7 9 9 1 2 11 4 2 11 4 6 5 3 75 0.01% 0
National People's Party 4 6 9 9 2 4 10 2 1 5 3 6 4 1 66 0.01% 0
Independent 5 8 2 9 4 1 7 7 6 5 3 4 0 1 57 0.01% 0
Patriotic National Front 4 5 8 10 2 2 5 1 5 2 2 4 1 5 56 0.01% 0
Independent 6 2 5 6 5 10 3 6 2 4 0 4 5 1 53 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front 1 2 5 1 7 4 5 8 5 3 2 2 5 2 52 0.01% 0
Ruhuna People's Party 3 9 2 8 5 7 3 4 3 0 3 1 3 51 0.01% 0
Independent 4 3 5 5 8 2 2 1 4 5 1 4 3 2 0 45 0.01% 0
Independent 2 2 3 5 1 2 3 9 6 1 3 3 2 3 0 43 0.01% 0
Valid Votes 32,731 54,963 91,483 39,903 22,866 54,047 49,202 47,437 44,643 28,394 33,295 47,764 48,319 16,741 611,788 100.00% 30
Rejected Votes 1,399 3,174 4,587 2,674 711 2,476 3,818 3,057 1,696 1,881 1,947 2,048 2,020 341 31,829
Total Polled 34,130 58,137 96,070 42,577 23,577 56,523 53,020 50,494 46,339 30,275 35,242 49,812 50,339 17,082 643,617
Registered Electors 52,169 89,422 145,752 64,133 36,702 84,371 82,686 76,751 71,886 44,057 54,923 75,994 76,262 955,108
Turnout 65.42% 65.01% 65.91% 66.39% 64.24% 66.99% 64.12% 65.79% 64.46% 68.72% 64.17% 65.55% 66.01% 67.39%
Source:[22]

The following candidates were elected:[23] S.B. Dissanayake (UNP), 181,783 preference votes (pv); Sarath Ekanayake (UPFA), 99,932 pv; D.S.B. Amunugama (UPFA), 77,179 pv; Lohan Ratwatte (UPFA), 70,372 pv; Ediriweera Weerawardhena (UPFA), 46,903 pv; Ananada Aluthgamage (UPFA), 45,178 pv; Thilina Bandara Thennakoon (UPFA), 30,476 pv; Abeykoon Mudiyanselage Mahinda Abeykoon (UPFA), 30,170 pv; S.M.R.B. Samarakoon (UPFA), 29,686 pv; Kuruppu Arachchilage Wilson Kuruppuarachchi (UPFA), 29,637 pv; R.G. Samaranayake (UPFA), 28,479 pv; Mohamad Rafeek Mohamad Hamjad (UNP), 27,421 pv; A.G. Sirisena (UPFA), 26,676 pv; Jamaldeen Jeilabdeen (UNP), 26,103 pv; Rajapaksha Gedara Gunathilake Rajapaksha (UPFA), 25,957 pv; Amaratunga Sunil Kithsiri (UPFA), 25,787 pv; Jayawardhana Gammana Vithanalage (UPFA), 23,963 pv; Nishshanka Herath (UPFA), 23,477 pv; T.R. Linton Wijesinghe (UPFA), 22,879 pv; Aliapperuma Don Hareendra Chanaka (UNP), 22,447 pv; M.G. Jayaratne (UPFA), 21,301 pv; H.M. Lucky Dissanayake (UNP), 21,028 pv; H.A. Ranasinghe (UPFA), 21,011 pv; A. Sivasami Rajarathnam (UNP), 20,228 pv; Arawwawela Kadurugaskotuwe Muhammad Marjan (UNP), 19,520 pv; Kongahage Wickramasinghe Srima Shanthini (UNP), 18,472 pv; A.A.G.M.S.M. Shapi (UNP), 18,367 pv; Nihal Gunasekara (UNP), 18,115 pv; and R.P. Luxman Wijesiri (UNP), 16,749 pv.

2010 Presidential Election[edit]

Results of the 6th presidential election held on 26 January 2010 for the district:

Candidate Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes %
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
Mahinda Rajapaksa UPFA 22,703 33,078 56,508 24,601 11,636 36,212 35,555 28,628 28,444 19,009 27,179 29,235 33,664 20,184 406,636 54.16%
Sarath Fonseka NDF 15,338 32,090 51,406 21,791 15,358 27,852 25,107 27,692 25,243 13,957 13,220 27,123 23,290 10,025 329,492 43.89%
M.C.M. Ismail DUNF 170 273 277 295 47 209 332 238 105 183 265 216 177 23 2,810 0.37%
A.A. Suraweera NDF 120 184 249 202 24 119 209 167 83 119 183 146 135 10 1,950 0.26%
C.J. Sugathsiri Gamage UDF 84 171 240 136 20 113 208 162 71 105 97 114 94 9 1,624 0.22%
W.V. Mahiman Ranjith Ind 1 59 129 148 94 31 79 124 97 65 75 132 82 77 8 1,200 0.16%
A.S.P Liyanage SLLP 75 104 107 119 16 73 117 108 50 45 89 76 74 6 1,059 0.14%
Sarath Manamendra NSH 36 99 124 56 20 62 103 84 41 62 58 57 43 3 848 0.11%
Ukkubanda Wijekoon Ind 3 42 60 112 62 11 50 73 66 28 45 68 54 37 3 711 0.09%
Lal Perera ONF 30 83 91 71 14 49 84 68 27 47 51 56 26 6 703 0.09%
Siritunga Jayasuriya USP 28 61 84 52 4 39 64 71 29 35 44 45 40 4 600 0.08%
Aithurus M. Illias Ind 2 30 57 63 35 9 26 51 52 27 37 51 44 38 3 523 0.07%
Vikramabahu Karunaratne LF 17 38 59 38 28 40 28 33 35 27 30 36 41 12 462 0.06%
M. K. Shivajilingam Ind 5 19 49 34 41 16 29 51 50 28 21 30 39 31 4 442 0.06%
Wije Dias SEP 10 30 47 8 8 26 40 36 17 22 19 16 20 6 305 0.04%
Sanath Pinnaduwa NA 13 46 33 31 7 12 36 29 10 12 18 30 17 1 295 0.04%
M. Mohamed Musthaffa Ind 4 14 18 29 26 4 16 22 24 16 18 17 15 23 1 243 0.03%
Battaramulla Seelarathana JP 13 18 14 21 4 9 32 27 5 14 15 17 22 5 216 0.03%
Aruna de Soyza RPP 13 25 27 12 5 12 21 19 3 14 11 20 9 1 192 0.03%
Senaratna de Silva PNF 6 20 22 17 9 15 24 17 6 9 17 10 6 0 178 0.02%
M.B. Thaminimulla ACAKO 13 14 22 5 5 8 15 20 19 12 6 11 6 2 158 0.02%
Sarath Kongahage UNAF 3 10 18 8 1 10 24 15 4 8 13 12 11 2 139 0.02%
Valid Votes 38,836 66,657 109,714 47,721 27,277 65,060 62,320 57,703 54,356 33,876 41,613 57,454 57,881 30,318 750,786 100.00%
Rejected Votes 300 857 1,161 674 268 656 1,069 838 534 509 397 631 506 300 8,700
Total Polled 39,136 67,514 110,875 48,395 27,545 65,716 63,389 58,541 54,890 34,385 42,010 58,085 58,387 30,618 759,486
Registered Electors 52,553 91,146 147,475 65,176 36,938 85,857 85,136 78,688 72,906 45,144 55,629 76,812 76,996 970,456
Turnout 74.47% 74.07% 75.18% 74.25% 74.57% 76.54% 74.46% 74.40% 75.29% 76.17% 75.52% 75.62% 75.83% 78.26%
Source:[2]

2010 Parliamentary General Election[edit]

Results of the 14th parliamentary election held on 8 April 2010 for the district (excluding Nawalapitiya polling division):

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Galage
-dara
Gam-
pola
Haris-
pattuwa
Hewa-
hata
Kandy Kunda
-sale
Nawala
-pitiya
Patha
Dumbara
Senka-
dagala
Tel-
deniya
Udu
Dumbara
Udu-
nuwara
Yati-
nuwara
United People's Freedom Alliance (SLFP, CWC et al.) 18,198 27,843 46,026 20,848 9,187 26,070 38,153 23,956 21,431 14,275 20,851 26,154 26,419 20,408 339,819 60.77% 8
United National Front
(UNP, SLMC, DPF, SLFP(P))
8,836 19,144 30,124 13,145 10,226 16,282 11,648 16,214 15,411 7,732 7,544 15,590 14,621 6,281 192,798 34.48% 4
Democratic National Alliance (JVP et al.) 1,209 1,228 3,551 736 1,454 2,775 1,128 1,477 2,965 800 521 1,949 1,983 1,952 23,728 4.24% 0
Sri Lanka National Front 10 13 62 35 54 205 2 132 280 39 13 23 15 38 921 0.16% 0
National Development Front 27 75 87 34 13 56 19 48 21 17 22 27 50 9 505 0.09% 0
United National Alternative Front 15 31 38 23 5 22 11 34 13 9 12 16 11 5 245 0.04% 0
Independent 17 3 17 13 7 0 10 14 11 1 7 13 6 5 1 108 0.02% 0
Independent 11 6 13 4 14 4 11 6 10 12 4 2 4 3 2 95 0.02% 0
Independent 4 2 7 5 3 1 8 16 10 8 4 4 0 3 1 72 0.01% 0
Left Liberation Front 1 7 5 1 6 5 2 2 4 3 2 8 18 2 66 0.01% 0
Patriotic National Front 8 2 9 5 1 7 8 1 2 3 3 6 6 1 62 0.01% 0
Independent 5 2 10 12 5 1 2 4 5 3 3 2 3 4 2 58 0.01% 0
United Lanka Great Council 3 5 7 2 2 3 4 8 6 2 6 5 2 1 56 0.01% 0
Independent 8 1 1 4 1 1 4 2 4 6 9 18 2 1 1 55 0.01% 0
Independent 13 0 12 14 1 1 2 2 4 4 1 5 3 2 3 54 0.01% 0
Independent 2 2 1 6 1 2 3 5 7 14 1 3 4 4 0 53 0.01% 0
Muslim Liberation Front 3 2 20 2 1 4 4 1 2 2 4 2 2 1 50 0.01% 0
Independent 1 6 7 7 4 1 5 3 1 3 5 1 2 3 0 48 0.01% 0
Ceylon Democratic Unity Alliance 4 8 4 2 1 5 8 5 0 0 3 3 1 4 48 0.01% 0
Janasetha Peramuna 4 0 5 2 4 5 4 1 2 1 2 8 4 3 45 0.01% 0
Independent 12 0 3 4 2 1 3 1 1 1 4 19 2 1 2 44 0.01% 0
Independent 9 2 1 4 3 0 10 2 3 1 2 3 6 4 3 44 0.01% 0
Independent 14 3 7 8 1 0 2 5 1 2 3 1 4 2 0 39 0.01% 0
Independent 16 3 3 8 4 0 2 5 3 0 2 2 1 4 1 38 0.01% 0
Independent 15 0 3 6 1 0 2 6 2 3 2 2 4 2 2 35 0.01% 0
Independent 6 1 5 5 0 10 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 34 0.01% 0
Sri Lanka Labour Party 0 3 5 1 1 5 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 1 26 0.00% 0
Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputra Pakshaya 1 1 0 0 1 2 8 3 2 3 0 1 2 1 25 0.00% 0
Independent 3 2 4 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 3 0 22 0.00% 0
Independent 10 2 2 6 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 20 0.00% 0
Independent 7 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 13 0.00% 0
Valid Votes 28,354 48,459 80,056 34,886 20,980 45,515 51,076 41,950 40,205 22,939 29,060 43,839 43,179 28,728 559,226 100.00% 12
Rejected Votes 3,007 6,780 8,345 4,763 1,389 4,783 4,262 5,177 2,935 3,540 4,163 4,043 3,862 1,284 58,333
Total Polled 31,361 55,239 88,401 39,649 22,369 50,298 55,338 47,127 43,140 26,479 33,223 47,882 47,041 30,012 617,559
Registered Electors 52,553 91,146 147,475 65,176 36,938 85,857 85,136 78,688 72,906 45,144 55,629 76,812 76,996 970,456
Turnout 59.67% 60.60% 59.94% 60.83% 60.56% 58.58% 65.00% 59.89% 59.17% 58.65% 59.72% 62.34% 61.10% 63.64%
Source:[24]

The following candidates were elected:[25] Mahindananda Aluthgamage (UPFA-SLFP), 146,765 preference votes (pv); Keheliya Rambukwella (UPFA), 133,060 pv; S. B. Dissanayake (UPFA), 108,169 pv; Lohan Ratwatte (UPFA), 81,812 pv; A.R.M. Abdul Cader (UNF-UNP), 54,937 pv; Erik Weerawardena (UPFA), 54,195 pv; Rauff Hakeem (UNF-SLMC), 54,047 pv; Lakshman Kiriella (UNF-UNP), 53,690 pv; M. H. A. Haleem (UNF-UNP), 46,240 pv; Dilum Amunugama (UPFA), 45,909 pv; Faiszer Musthapha (UPFA), 44,648 pv; and Sarath Amunugama (UPFA-SLFP), 44,478 pv.

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