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Presidential Election 2010 – Final results

Posted on 26 January 2010 by admin

Cumulative National Results

  Votes %
Mahinda Rajapaksa 6,015,934 57.88%
Sarath Fonseka 4,173,185 40.15%
Total Valid 10,393,613  

MR leads SF by  1,842,749
(This is the final official result)

89 Comments For This Post

  1. Riz K Says:

    Wow!!! This is great..! This is exactly waht I was looking for. can u try to give us some update on the election day itself. before the results. it will be great to get ground updates

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  2. Diana Says:

    Good news for us!

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  3. Pradeep Says:

    What time the first result? Can you get it faster than TV?
    thanks
    pradeep

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  4. upeksha Says:

    wow what a great chance.hope it’l be faster than tv. i whould like to know at what time is the first result leave.

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  5. upeksha Says:

    i realy appriciate to giving this opportunity to us. we r waiting for the result

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  6. Shahin Says:

    Situation on election day.

    Explosins heard In Jaffna ??

    Hangueanketha – preventing people coming for voting

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  7. Ramya gamage Says:

    This is great job,nicely organize,well done.Can we see the result before the TV.My big problem why Sarath Fonseka’s name before mahinda,Mahinda President his name should come first.

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  8. suresh Says:

    Good job, grate keep it up, thanks a lot this is much better and faster,

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  9. karl Says:

    Are there any post-polls done on the elections, like the exit polls on CNN ? Counting the postal elections started at 1930 Why is the delay in results ?

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  10. karl Says:

    I have just seen the postal results on Derana

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  11. suresh Says:

    hey ratnapura postal is out MR 9458 and SF 4143

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  12. suresh Says:

    hey this is postal

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  13. Trinesh Perera Says:

    Wow great to see MR is heading towards a great start and a win…I feel sorry for people who vote for SF, who didn’t even have a vote from 2005. So that means after he got his green card, he wasn’t bothered. He betrayed all of his supporting parties. I think JVP had their hara kiri…Go Mahinda gooooooooooo

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  14. admin Says:

    Hi All,
    This site is publishing the cumulative results of each district. So, we keep on adding the totals into each candidate.
    The Home page carries the latest nation wide cumulative results for each candidate.
    Furthermore, please make sure you keep on refreshing the web page to see the latest. The site gets refreshed better on Internet explorer. On Firefox,Safari browsers you may have to clear the cache if you do not see the latest.
    -SL Elections 2010 Team

  15. karl Says:

    you guys are sleeping

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  16. Shehan Says:

    Hello Colombo
    great job you guys are doing for pol like us out side Sri Lanka to post to web
    I am in a bus still we are not that far and awake with you in SL

    being SriLankans With a pride let’s kick these bums out . Let’s chase the dead tiger ghosts and. Mindless third class opportunists out and save Sri Lanka

    long live the king!
    Shehan@London bridge station YAY

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  17. Kalawedda Says:

    Ranil 1 general hero to zero
    mahinda 2
    general to appear in animal right courts and sex discrimination charges from female army corps

    what a drama

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  18. admin Says:

    Expert Comments: In 2005, Mahinda Rajapaksa obtained 6,697 (63.4%) out of 10,550 while Ranil Wickramasinghe obtained 3,800 (36.0%). So, MR has obtained 2,761 more vote than in 2005. But, Opposition (Sarath Fonseka) has only managed to obtained 343 more votes. Does this an indicator of government servants not falling for SF’s Rs.10,000 salary increase??
    -SL Elections Team 2010

  19. suresh Says:

    hey wats the delay

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  20. admin Says:

    please use Internet explorer which refreshes the site without any caching issues.

  21. loka Says:

    this is going to be sweet **MR**is going to win yaaaaaaaaa hoooooo thanks for the update

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  22. Bandara Says:

    Great, even traditional JVP Monaragala voted for Mahinda

    Hoo Hoo

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  23. kobal Says:

    hey what wrong with you

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  24. loka Says:

    MR THIS IS YOUR DAY WE WIN THE POSTAL VOTES

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  25. suresh Says:

    monaragala is out as well

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  26. kobal Says:

    hello don’t be late. pleas send all of results until you received…

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  27. Dinal Fernando Says:

    Sweet take off by MR..Ohoma Yang Ohoma Yang..

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  28. loka Says:

    lets celebrate now^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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  29. loka Says:

    HOORA

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  30. admin Says:

    Expert Comment: In 2005, Mahinda Rajapaksa obtained 5,790 (63.62%) out of 9,101 valid votes in Monaragala. Opposition (RW) received 3,270 (35.93%). This year, MR received 8,871 (69.79%) and SF received 3,795 (29.84%). MR has received 3,081 more votes than in 2005 while opposition (SF) has only managed to get 525 more results. It seems to be government sector is rejecting SF promises in a much larger way than any of us would have anticipated.

  31. Bandara Says:

    Ela ela
    Puththalam gone as well
    Ko wassa & co
    Come out and show your face!

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  32. Charith Perera Says:

    Winning Muslim votes means minorities are with MR. So SF better to accept the defeat and take the next flight to US, where you are a citizen..

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  33. Observer Says:

    Don’t celebrate too early. More than 14 million people are elligible to vote. About 70% went to the polls. That’s roughly 10 million people who voted. Simple math suggests that the winner needs more than 5 million votes to win. Right now MR has less than one-quarter of one percent of the votes he needs. Projections are never made on the basis of less than 25% of the total votes. When the vote count reaches about three million and MR is still ahead by a sizeable margin, then you can think about lighting your firecrackers. Until then, good night Sri Lanka.

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  34. admin Says:

    Expert Comments: In 2005, MR received 4,363 (59.61%) from a valid total of 7,319 while RW received 2,918 (39.86%). This year MR has managed to get 725 more votes while SF has lost its base by 454 votes.

  35. admin Says:

    Question to all our visitors: We would like to get your views on the end-result percentage. What percentage would MR and SF receive when all the results are out?

  36. s.m.sadik Says:

    wait and see cant say who will come

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  37. s.m.sadik Says:

    i think be4 9am all the result are will out

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  38. Bandara Says:

    Hurray Galle

    Jaya wewa

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  39. Sajith Perera Says:

    Mahinda all the way. Time for kalawedda to pack his bags and go back to America

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  40. Lomas Says:

    This is not as fast as TV!!!!

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  41. s.m.sadik Says:

    to all our visitors;what u think about jaffna district votes?

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  42. Isuru Says:

    This is a great Service. It’s almost as quick as the TV. Really helps those residing overseas such as myself.

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  43. Sajith Perera Says:

    Jaffna vote is no surprise. Ponseka has made a pack with supporters of terrorism (aka Tamil national Alliance)

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  44. dias Says:

    are` this results … postal or current?

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  45. noon Says:

    Hi is that Postal Vote or general Vote?

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  46. admin Says:

    So far, only the postal votes are being issued. We publish the accumulated results for each district and the nation wide as well

  47. s.m.sadik Says:

    this is postal

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  48. dias Says:

    Tks Admin. Good work

    pls let every one know as we are observing from Melbourne and emailed around the world your site.

    Good stuff – Dias

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  49. dias Says:

    I think it will be difficult for FONNY TO WIN ??
    MR IS GOOD OPERATOR I THINK ALL UP RESULT SHOULD
    LOOK LIKE MR 65% FONNY 35%..

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  50. Bandara Says:

    I am in this sit all night, from london
    You should get the best eletronic media award in this election ADMIN
    keep going buddy, i am having another drink for you
    cheers!

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  51. Rod Marker Says:

    Hello From Europe – I do not want to interfere but I would like to give my non-aligned comments – now the voting has finished … Thank you

    I must say I mightily impressed with the website – clear concise layout – easy to navigate as as Chrome user easy to use.

    To business, I must say from afar the whole election has been highly entertaining. I think now it time for SL to take its rightful self-determined role on the international stage. I believe that MR is the only President who can do that. He has shown self-determination on the global political arena, played and won some political poker and acts as the President of SL should – with the benefit of SL on his agenda.

    I don’t think this is an appropriate time for a president to “cut his teeth”, so to speak, in the complexity of global politics and global economics. So SF would not get my vote – he is not yet a politician – he is on a learning curve.

    SL has a 2-3 window of opportunity to get its act together and really boom – for that you need a politically aware guy who can weave SL through the global politics – compromising here gaining alliance there to let SL become what is destined to be … a TRULY GREAT PLACE

    Thanks for the site and I hope the best man wins

    Bye from Europe
    Rod

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  52. @USA Says:

    We really appreciate your efforts.

    If you can please represent this in a tabular format which would make it easier for the reader to read it.

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  53. Sajith Perera Says:

    I agree with Dias. Mahinda should end up with 65-70%. Ponseka and Ponna Ranil will end up with about 30-35%. Good lesson for the JVP idiots too. Ponna Ranil would have created a world record for the number of election defeats since he became UNP leader :)

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  54. Charith Perera Says:

    I expected to loose Galle for MR. Last time, Ranil won too. So some electorates will be lost but overall MR is in pretty good shape. This is like little bit turbulance on the flight but don’t worry. Fasten the seat belts guys..

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  55. Ramya gamage Says:

    oh….my god what happen to galle elect…cant belive…

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  56. admin Says:

    Hi All,
    Thank you for your encouraging comments..!
    We are extremely busy handling the burst of results which keep on coming all the time.
    -SL Elections 2010 Team

  57. Galle dude Says:

    I want in Galle and seen this time and time again
    Galle ,Kandy and Colombo cities normally has business community and mix ethnic groups.
    Eg In Galle only twice in 35 years galle seat was won by some NON UNP party
    So thats it
    MR is the front runner, and SF should pack the bags

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  58. Charith Perera Says:

    Finally, MR plan got a bumpy ride but now picking up. I was worried when it hit 60% and now it is coming to 61%. So keep asending :)

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  59. dias Says:

    Fonny’s 50/1 odds vs MR 2/1 still a long way to go.

    But I feel MR will just put his head in… with a close call
    ” it is all politics ” This is money for Jam game.

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  60. Dinal Fernando Says:

    SF Lost his home town..So that is a loosing sign my dear friends..

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  61. admin Says:

    It has been an extremely exciting night so far….

  62. Rod Marker Says:

    Excuse me Gentlemen – but what is this talk about Galle about ? Would be nice to know from a purely intellectual standpoint … thank you
    Rod

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  63. Bandara Says:

    Ela 205k ahead,

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  64. Dinuk Says:

    I am pretty Impartial, as I feel I have lost touch with the ground situation in SL as I have now resided for over 10 years away from the country. As Sri Lankan what I really want is the best for the country, and hope sincerely the best man who will get the job done will win!

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  65. admin Says:

    Rod, Galle is a city in Southern part of Sri Lanka and has been a UNP seat since long. However, during last provincial council UPFP won the seat with quite a high majority. This was probably due to the fact that the turn out was quite low. Furthermore, Galle has a quite high percentage of Muslims settled down and they are supposed to hard core UNP voters.

  66. Dinuk Says:

    Admin, I must commend you on this web site, and thank you for providing us the information, as it has been a great help for me to keep track on whats happening in SL even when I am at work here in Australia.(We are 6 hours ahead of you) Are you able to provide us the % of the results rec viced against the total anticipated. this will help us to get a better gauge on the progress of results released.

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  67. Sajith Perera Says:

    Mahinda leading by 300,000+.. Hooray!! We are so happy!!

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  68. CF Says:

    Great Result So Far. We are happy that Sri Lankans are patriotic & greatful.Irrespective of all allegations MR has done a wonderful job bringing peace to Sri Lanka after 30 long years.Ranil & his NGOs who lick the boots of the west should be banished

    CF

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  69. admin Says:

    Dinuk, we shall give it a try to present what you have requested. But, so far, we are loaded with the fast influx of results.
    -SL Elections 2010 Team

  70. Bandara Says:

    just went to FB group for SF, how SF people are doing

    There are crying like nothing.All sf supporters are born after 1999 and asking ” Apita mokada unee”

    SF is the FB president for the records

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  71. Dinal Fernando Says:

    Just got some information that SF is at Trans Asia with 70 army deserters with T-56s. SL Army is surrounded to capture all the deserters. On the other hand, SF wife and son-in-law Mr D were stopped at the airport last night around 1am whom they were plan to take Cathy flight. These are not rumours, facts with evidence.

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  72. Dinuk Says:

    Thank you guys. much appreciated!

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  73. Dinuk Says:

    I am amazed by the relevancy between the pre-election votes stats and the actuals. great job guys.

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  74. pina Says:

    sara goiya hari miniha thuwakkuwath kare thiyan dawasak dadayame giya.
    Rajapaksha balahitiya,…..

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  75. Mahinde rajapakse Says:

    hey guys,
    thanks for supporting me and making me the winner !!! (without knowing that you guys have sold the mother Lanka to me and my family Haa ha haaa

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  76. Smith Says:

    Ok ppl,

    Get ready 2 see sri-lanka fall off in to a shit hole & for the people who voted tanx for making sri-lanka a proud 4th world country

    Respects to all who voted 4 SF

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  77. Sarath Fonseka Says:

    To all Mahinda supporters,

    Can you’ll please get MR to give me permission to leave the country without being tried for treason?
    Thanks a lot.
    “Venas Vishvasayak”

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  78. Mahinda rajapakse Says:

    OK SR permission granted to leave SL and go to HELL, i will appoint my thug leader Mervin to do the job haa haa haaaa

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  79. Mahinda rajapakse Says:

    sorry SF

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  80. Jay Says:

    The people get the President they deserve! There is hope now that Mahinda will keep to his promise of taking SL from a 3rd world to a 1st world country!! A herculean task and we are not gullible.

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  81. Mahinda Rajapakse Says:

    The name of my kingdom is going to be renamed to “Raj Lanka”

    You will see my face on all the coins and currency notes.

    Big Brother will be watching from every street corner.

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  82. admin Says:

    To all our visitors:
    We would appreciate if all of you use this blog in a professional manner as we do not tolerate any abusive language on this blog. We all need to be professional enough to accept the majority decision of the country.
    All comments with abusive language will be deleted from the blog.
    -SL Elections 2010 Team

  83. sunny Says:

    srilankan’s you have not voted for the future, you all have voted back to the future.It time to Think out of the box.

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  84. sunny Says:

    THIS ELECTION RESULTS SHOWS THAT SRI LANKA IS NOT A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY, BUT FORTH…….

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  85. Onlooker Says:

    What is clear from this election is that Sri Lanka is still a divided nation. If MR wants to leave a positive legacy he must focus on the Tamil problem he has created by abandoning all political solutions and resorting to war. If he does not improve the relations with the Tamil people the next group to rise up will make the Tigers look like pussy cats.

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  86. Flo Says:

    The election results have confirmed that basically Sri Lankans r intelligent.
    As the financial analysts rightly said it was a choice between corruption & chaos!
    And what a chaos it would have been with the unthinkable alliance of UNP, JVP & TNA & finally CBK! Add to that the fact that SF is a military man who is used to giving orders & being obeyed without question and the wonderful constitution formulated by great UNP minds which would have made him king of kings especially as he had no party to be accountable to. What a scenario! I wonder which party would have remained to support him had he won?

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  87. Dinal Fernando Says:

    See..in a democratic model, you have to accpet the 50.01% as the winner and live with that. What I can see is that many of the people in Colombo and overseas in a piped dream where they thought SF will win..Anyway..people have given their verdict. Admin and the team..kudos for you guys..

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  88. admin Says:

    Hi All,
    It’s been an exhausting continuous 20+ hours for the team. But, we enjoyed every bit of action. As you may have noticed we experienced few technical hick-ups towards the latter part of the live result updates. However, we made sure the most important result summaries were published accurately and efficiently. We are just about to wind up the show and please send us your feed back. Tomorrow we will publish a post-election analysis including pre-poll results vs actual results comparison.
    Until then, it is good bye from The SL Election 2010 Team.

  89. Tharaa Says:

    Feel So Sad for SF supporters… duka daraaganna baa wage… Hoooooo

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