Results of Jaffna electorates

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 December 2001, 10:21 GMT]
The TNA got more than hundred thousand votes in the eleven electorates of the Jaffna electoral district. The southern sector of the electorate of Chavakachcheri is under the control of the Liberation Tigers. Kilinochchi, an administrative district in north which is an electorate of Jaffna, is under the total control of the Liberation Tigers. Only a few persons displaced from Kilinochchi by the war since 1996 were eligible to vote. The EPDP scored highest in the Kayts electorate, which comprises all the islands under its military influence. The ballots of Jaffna voters displaced in Puttalam and Colombo are yet to be counted.

Votes scored by the TULF, EPDP and the UNP in the electorates of the Jaffna district are as follows.

1.Jaffna

TULF – 7376

EPDP- 3644

UNP - 947

2. Nallur

TULF- 11789

EPDP- 4565

UNP - 1975

3. Vaddukoddai

TULF – 9803

EPDP- 4600

UNP – 3436

4. Manipay

TULF – 13539

EPDP – 7450

UNP – 1999

5. Chavakachcheri

TULF – 9862

EPDP – 2220

UNP - 1212

6. Udupiddy

TULF- 12254

EPDP – 4218

UNP - 1505

7. Pt. Pedro

TULF- 8525

EPDP- 2736

UNP – 1264

8. Kankesanthurai

TULF – 8862

EPDP – 5580

UNP – 1242

9. Kopay

TULF – 12539

EPDP – 6300

UNP – 1755

10. Kayts

TULF – 4660

EPDP – 15370

UNP - 764

11. Kilinochchi (displaced voters living in Jaffna)

TULF – 1100

EPDP - 430

UNP - 191

 

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