Based on the election results released so far, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is heading towards a victory at the Local Government election garnering 45 per cent of the majority votes.
According to the results, the SLPP has garnered 703,117 votes along with 909 seats whereas the United National Party (UNP) has secured 469,986 votes with 459 seats.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has obtained 144, 307 votes and 138 seats. The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has secured 97,577 votes and 74 seats.
Meanwhile, the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) has collected 75, 532 votes and 169 seats. The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has secured only 45,658 votes along with 64 seats
- under the courtesy of dailymirror