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Final Results Summary

Seats Won

Elected MPs

List of Cabinet ministers


All Island Final Results Summary
UNP
PA
JVP
Others
45.56%
37.27%
9.13%
8.04%

Seats won
UNP
PA
JVP
Others
109
77
16
23
 

 

Reviews

Elections News

11th time lucky Ranil is an India-friend-(Times of India - 08/12/01)
Election monitor calls for re-polling
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(123India - 06/12/01)

At least 57 killed in Sri Lanka's most violent election
-(Hindustan Times - 06/12/01)

S.Lankan Tamil Rebels Want Opposition to Win Parliamentary Election-(Xinhua - 05/12/01)
Lankans stand united for peace-(Times of India - 04/12/01)
Election unto Ealam ?-(LankaWeb - 30/11/01)
Sri Lanka rejects Tiger demands for peace talks-(123India - 30/11/01)
THE ANTI-NATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF RANIL-(LankaWeb - 02/12/01).
Ranil gives warm and speedy response to Prabhakaran's demand-(The Sunday Observer- 02/12/01).
Magic Promises -(LankaWeb - 03/12/01).
Prabhakaran's speech and the loathsome Conspiracy.-(LankaWeb - 03/12/01).
Open Letter to Mr. Rauf Hakeem-(LankaWeb - 02/12/01).
No Deals With Terrorists Regardless Of The Rhetoric!-(LankaWeb - 29/11/01)
TAMIL TIGERS DIRECTLY APPEAL TO THE VOTERS TO ELECT THE UNP OR FACE SEVERE CONSEQUENCES IN THE EVENT OF FAILURE
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(LankaWeb - 29/11/01)
Sri Lanka Marxists vow to crush Tamil Tigers-(123India - 29/11/01)
One killed as Tamil parties clash Police in northern Sri Lanka-(BBC - 29/11/01)
UNF says 'NO' to de-proscription call by Prabhakaran-(The Island - 29/11/01)
LTTE's Prabhakaran appeals for peace vote-(Yahoo - 28/11/01)
Photos of the dead tell story of Jaffna politics-(Yahoo - 28/11/01)

Sri Lanka slams election chief ahead of national polls-(123India - 27/11/01)
LTTE BACKS UNP OPENLY-(LankaWeb -26/11/01).
To vote, or not to vote - Sri Lanka awaits key speech-(Yahoo - 26/11/01)
An Open letter to the Hon. Ranil wickramasinghe Leader of the opposition And Leader of the united national party -from The National Movement Against Terrorism-(LankaWeb - 21/11/01).
Animal Welfare must be placed on Sri Lanka's National Agenda- (LankaWeb- 22/11/01)
Mahanayake will study Mangala's tape Before presenting to Sangha-(The Island-23/11/01)
UNP district leaders advised - Not a hum about LTTE at last year's poll meetings, says Anura
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(The Island-23/11/01)
President can thwart UNP- LTTE interim govt
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(The Daily News-23/11/01).
LTTE attitude confounds Sri Lankan candidates
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(The Hindu- 21/11/01)

Conspiracy comes out -(The Daily News- 22/11/01)
Sri Lanka's ruling party ally seeks autonomy
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(123India-19/11/01).
UNP-LTTE link patently clear - Anura-(Daily News - 17/11/01)
Jobs for the boys, doles for the rest
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(The Hindu - 17/11/01)
Sri Lanka lowers fuel prices, raises salaries ahead of vote
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(123India - 17/11/01)
We will not permit UNP to triumph-Tilvin
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(The Island - 15/11/01)
Playing Dodge-ball with the LTTE-(The Island - 14/11/01)
Tamil alliance walks tightrope in Sri Lanka polls-(Yahoo - 14/11/01)
Early lead for UNP, but result wide open-(The Sunday Times-11/11/01).
JVP wants to play king-maker-(The Hindu-12/11/01).
Sri Lankans value purse over peace - poll-(MSNBC - 13/11/01)
Union of Notorious Plunderers(UNP)-(LankaWeb - 10/11/01)
Lanka Oppn proposes interim govt for Tamil areas
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(IndiaInfo - 08/11/01)
LTTE, the shadow candidate in elections-(The Hindu - 05/11/01)

UNP plotting to hand over separate state to LTTE-(South Nexus - 05/11/01)
UNP is against a division of the country. No pact with LTTE - Ranil Wickremesinghe-(Sunday Observer - 05/11/01)
Sri Lanka killings signal blood-soaked poll campaign-(123India- 04/11/01).
President challenges Ranil to bare pact with LTTE-(The Daily News- 03/11/01).
Values we stood for being made to stand on their heads, says GL-(The Island- 04/11/01)
Chandrika willing to talk with Tigers-(The Island- 04/11/01)
PA candidates read out loud their election pledge before President.-(The Island- 04/11/01)
UNP will resolve ethnic conflict says TULF-(The Island- 04/11/01)
'Attanagalla no longer SLFP fortress'- Veteran UNP politician Sarathchandra Rajakaruna.-(The Island- 04/11/01)
President challenges Ranil to bare pact with LTTE
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(The Daily News- 03/11/01).
Sri Lanka minister arrested for alleged murder of rival-(123India - 03/11/01)
JAFFNA'S CHIEF UNP CANDIDATE PRAISES PRABHAKARAN AND SAYS EPDP HELPING THE ARMY TO FIGHT TIGERS ARE QUISLINGS
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(The LankaWeb-02/11/01).
TAMIL PARTY ALIANCE WANTS TO CHANGE THE IMAGE OF THE LTTE FROM TERRORISTS AND CHILD MOLESTERS TO FREEDOM FIGHTERS -Suresh Premachandran-(The LankaWeb-02/11/01)
HRC to launch major probe if security not increased to GLThe Islands- 03/11/01)
'Whatever party will have to depend on JVP'- JVP Anuradhapura District Leader-(The Daily News- 03/11/01)
LTTE wants UNP to lift ban- Anura Bandaranaike-(The Daily News- 03/11/01)
JVP challenges UNP to reveal Elephant-Tiger pact-(The Daily News- 03/11/01)
UNP supported 17th amendment to restore public confidence- UNP Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya.
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(The Daily News- 03/11/01)
LTTE cannot talk for us: Muslims-(The Hindu-02/11/01).
No pact with UNP: TULF-(The Hindu-02/11/01).
The new Tamil Alliance-(NMAT - 01/11/01).
Sri Lanka begins election campaign
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(123India - 28/10/01).
Sri Lanka up on political hopes-(FT - 25/10/01)
Polls chief warns of violence, rigging in elections-(123India - 24/10/01)
'UNP Govt will solve ethnic crisis'-(South Nexus - 24/10/01)
Opposition Claims to Form National Govt After Election Victory-(Xinhua - 23/10/01)
Liberal Perspectives: UNP conspiracy confounded-(The Daily News- 20/10/01)
Sri Lanka's Opposition Distorted Parliamentary Democracy: Former Speaker -(xinhuanet - 20/10/01)
Professor gets more security
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(The Daily News- 20/10/01) .
Ex-MPs question Balendra on writing off Rs. 15 m interest on loan of Ronnie Peiris.-(The Island- 20/10/01)
Opposition distorted parliamentary democracy - Anura
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(The Daily News- 19/10/01).
PA on a sticky wicket despite Anura's return -(The Hindu- 19/10/01).
Sri Lanka president's estranged brother returns to the fold -(123India- 17/10/01).
Election Sops Unlikely To Hurt Sri Lanka's '01 Budget
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(yahoo - 15/10/01).
PA-JVP election pact likely
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(The Island- 16/10/01).
JVP challenges 'free-media' to publish Susanthika interviews-(The Daily News- 16/10/01)
Sri Lanka opposition criticises sweeteners ahead of polls
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(123India - 15/10/01).
SLFP buried with Mrs. Bandaranaike, observes Ven. Sri Vipassi Mahanayake thero
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(The Island- 15/10/01).
LTTE funds UNP horse deals-(The Daily News- 16/10/01).
'LTTE ready for talks with UNP govt' -(The Deccan Herald- 15/10/01).
UNP challenged to release MoU-(The Daily News- 15/10/01)
UNP in turmoil
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(The Daily News- 15/10/01)
We will win 99.9% of the entire electorate-SB

A vehicle driven by a son of S.B Dissanayake, MP, crashed into the Walikada Police station

Sri Lanka coalition says to revive pact with Marxists
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(yahoo- 14/10/01)
Just before dissolution of Parliament: Ranil made last-minute appeal for Premiership-(The Sunday Observer- 14/10/01)
Dissidents notorious for debauched politics - JVP
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(Daily News - 12/10/01)

Opposition party shielding defaulters: JVP
JVP warns: Political conspiracies backed by business groups


Politics

Election 2000 news

Election 2000 results


Election 2000 results

PA
UNP
JVP
Others
45.3%
40.3%
6.1%
8.3%

Seats won in 2000

PA
UNP
JVP
Others
107
89
10
19

Sunday Times predictions
PA
UNP
JVP
Others
33.4%
40.4%
12.8%
13.4%

Election 2001

List of Candidates

Political Parties

People's Alliance (PA)
PA Manifesto
Seats won in 2000: 107
Seats won in 1994: 105

United National Party (UNP)*
UNP Manifesto
Seats won in 2000: 89
Seats won in 1994: 81

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)
JVP Manifesto
Seats won in 2000: 10

Sihala Urumaya (SU)
SU Manifesto
Seats won in 2000: 1

Tamil National Alliance (TNA)*
Seats won in 2000: 18 (combined)

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC)*

Democratic Leftist Alliance (DLA )

Liberal Front
(PL)

Sri Lanka Progressive Front
(SLPF)

Ruhunu Janatha Party
(RJP )

New Left Front
(NLF)

Puravasi Peramuna
(PP)


Dimocratic Left Front
(DLF)

Sinhalaye Maha
-Sammatha Bhumi Puthra Party (SMBP)

Muslim United Liberation Front (MULF)

*UNP,TNA and SLMC are contesting as United National Front (UNF) at this election

Related Sites

Official Elections Website

Srilankaelections.com

BviaE.com

Bee.lk

LAcNet


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