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Table 31 (Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1947)
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Party Candidates Total Votes
 Polled
Contested Elected Defeated
United National Party 98 42 56 751,432
Lanka Sama Samaja Party 28 10 18 204,020
Tamil Congress 9 7 2 82,499
Ceylon Indian Congress 7 6 1 72,230
Bolshevik-Leninist Party 10 5 5 113,193
Communist Party 13 3 10 70,331
Labour Party 9 1 8 38,932
United Lanka Congress 2 0 2 3,953
Swaraj Party 3 0 3 1,393
Independents 181 21 160 549,381
Total 360 95 265 1,887,364
© QOOXC KRI (Kusaka Research Institute) 
Source:
The Tenth Parliament of Sri Lanka, 
The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.,  Lake House, Colombo.
Revised:  2009(y)/02(m)/10(d)
Chief Editor:   
   Dr. Milton Rajaratne (B.Com., M.Sc., Ph.D)  
   The Head, Department of Management Studies
   University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.