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

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