SLPP handily wins Elpitiya
The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna easily won the Elpitiya Pradeshiya Sabha Local Government poll garnering 56.31 percent of the votes that will give it 17 seats in the 29 member Council.
The United National Party came a distant second with 24.7 percent of the votes and seven seats.
The United People’s Freedom Alliance won 12.7 percent bringing it 3 sets and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 2 seats.
The Elpitiya PS election was delayed because of a disputed nomination paper.