Rajapakse leading by one million votes in 80 electorates with 2.9 million votes

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 27 January 2010, 08:17 GMT]
The incumbent Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has polled 2,960.507 (60.27%) votes and General (retd) Sarath Fonseka, common opposition candidate received 1,690,990 (37.99%) votes in eighty of a total of 160 electorates so far results announced. Mahinda Rajapakse is leading by 1, 097, 034 votes.

Meanwhile opposition candidate General Sarath Fonseka won electorates, Mullaitheivu, Point Pedro, Jaffna, Chavakachcheri, Mannaar and Kankesanthurai in the Northern Province and Moothoor and Sammanthurai in the eastern province. He polled 6882 in Mullaitheivu (Mahinda 1726), 8585 in Point Pedro (Mahinda 2361), 7914 in Jaffna (Mahinda 3296), 11,599 in Chavakachcheri (Mahinda 4567), and 20157 in Mannaar (Mahinda 6656).

 

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