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Fonseka leads in North-East, Rajapaksa in South in postal vote count

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 26 January 2010, 18:26 GMT]
Former SLA Commander General (retd) Sarath Foneseka has received 3,173 postal votes in Jaffna while SL President Mahinda Rajapaksa received 892 votes. Jaffna MP M.K. Sivajilingam got 293 votes. Meanwhile, reports from Batticaloa also indicate that Fonseka was leading in the count of postal votes.

In the South, Mahinda Rajapaksa received 9,458 votes in postal vote count while Sarath Fonseka got 4,143 votes.

In Moneragala Rajapaksa leads with 8,871 postal vote count and Sarath Fonseka received 3,795.

In Puththa'lam of North-Western province Mahinda Rajapaksa received 4,988 votes and Sarath Fonseka 2,464.

 

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