TNA wins two parliamentary seats in Trincomalee district

[TamilNet, Saturday, 03 April 2004, 01:57 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) obtained two seats in Trincomalee obtaining 69,087 votes, nearly 4,000 votes more than its nearest rival Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC). The counting of preferential votes in the Trincomalee electoral district commenced Saturday morning in the counting centres located in the Trincomalee district secretariat.

Trinco TNA candidates after elections 2004
Mr.Sampanthan soon after Friday polls concluded at his residence in Trincomalee.
The counting of the votes received by political parties and independent groups concluded Saturday early morning.

Mr.R.Sampanthan and Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham, former parliamentarians are reported to be leading in the counting of preferential votes, TNA sources said.

The results of the Trincomalee electoral district follow: -

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) 69087- 2 seats
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) 65191- 01 seat
United Peoples Front Alliance (UPFA)-31053- 01 seat
United National Party (UNP)- 15693
Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP)- 560


Trinco TNA candidates after elections 2004
Mr.Thurairatnasingham on his return from Muttur to Trincomalee Friday evening.
The Trincomalee District Returning Officer is to officially announce the above result later, district secretariat sources said

Votes received by small parties and independent groups are not included in the above

 

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