Update: Counting of preferential votes in the final stage


The counting of preferential votes of the Badulla and the Moneragala districts has reached to its last stage by now. Our correspondents reported that there is a peaceful situation prevailing in the area after the release of election results.

Meanwhile our correspondent at the Badulla District Secretariat said that all arrangements are ready by now to announce preferential votes of the Badulla district.


Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that preferential vote results of Moneragala and Badulla districts will be released before 12 noon.

By now the results of both Badulla and Moneragala districts have been released.

The UPFA has seen a significant drop in Moneragala where it obtained 81.32 percent last time but this time around managed to secure only 58.34 percent.