The UPFA has won the Western Provincial Council polls. Final results: UPFA 1,506,115(68 seats), UNP 688,253(30 seats), JVP 56,384(3 seats), SLMC 49,388(2 seats) and DUA 11,970(1 seat).
they have won this election by 817,862 votes. This is exceeding the total no of votes for the United National party.When comparing to the Provincial Council of the Western Province – 2004, UPFA has increased their sets from 59 to 68 (by 9 seats). UNP got 30 seats by 9 seats when comparing to the previous provincial election of the Western Province.
UNP has won only Colombo North, Colombo Central, Colombo East, Colombo West and Borella when UPFA Winning the all other Polling Divisions ( 31 from 36). If we think these figures (averages) as a result of a general election, the ruling party (UPFA) can achieve the 2/3 power in the parliament with the help of 5-7 other members.