Election officials transport ballot boxes to the main counting centre amid legislative elections in Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Election officials transport ballot boxes to the main counting centre amid legislative elections in Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s ruling party heading for landslide victory in elections

  • Early results show incumbent Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s SLPP with clear majorities in most constituencies
  • With 5 million ballots counted, ruling party has 61 per cent of vote, with closes rival securing only 22 per cent

Election officials transport ballot boxes to the main counting centre amid legislative elections in Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: dpa
Election officials transport ballot boxes to the main counting centre amid legislative elections in Sri Lanka on Thursday. Photo: dpa
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