Ampara Electoral District - Election Results - 1994 Parliamentary General Election

1994 Parliamentary General Election

Results of the 10th parliamentary election held on 16 August 1994:

Party Votes per Polling Division Postal
Votes
Total Votes % Seats
Ampara Kal-
munai
Pottu
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Saman-
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United National Party (CWC, UNP) 42,100 7,631 16,717 9,874 2,445 78,767 32.72% 3
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 72 22,653 28,851 21,997 1,519 75,092 31.19% 2
People's Alliance (SLFP et al.) 42,819 584 7,959 889 1,899 54,150 22.49% 1
Tamil United Liberation Front 65 6,294 13,532 4,355 280 24,526 10.19% 0
Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (EROS, PLOTE, TELO) 151 789 2,235 969 48 4,192 1.74% 0
Independent Group 88 358 2,420 344 156 3,366 1.40% 0
Sri Lanka Progressive Front (JVP) 465 26 108 44 30 673 0.28% 0
Valid Votes 85,760 38,335 71,822 38,472 6,377 240,766 100.00% 6
Rejected Votes 4,439 1,454 4,536 2,180 127 12,736
Total Polled 90,199 39,789 76,358 40,652 6,504 253,502
Registered Electors 112,046 50,248 97,721 51,991 312,006
Turnout 80.50% 79.19% 78.14% 78.19% 81.25%

The following candidates were elected: M. H. M. Ashraff (SLMC), 69,076 preference votes (pv); P. Dayaratna (UNP), 45,411 pv; Ahangama Polwatte Galappaththige Chandradasa (UNP), 40,675 pv; Herath Mudiyanselage Weerasinghe (PA), 36,276 pv; Nihal Yasendra Bakmeewewa (UNP), 29,061 pv; and U. L. M. Mohideen (SLMC), 26,194 pv.

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