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Table 33 (Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1956)
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Party Candidates Total Votes
Polled
Percentage
Polled (%)
Contested Elected Defeated
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna
(SLFP, VLSSP and Bhasha Peramuna Coalition)
60 51 9 1,046,277 39.5
Lanka Sama Samaja Party  21 14 7 274,204 10.4
Federal Party 14 10 4 142,758 5.4
United National Party 76 8 68 738,810 27.9
Communist Party 9 3 6 119,715 4.5
Tamil Congress 1 1 0 8,914 0.3
Independents (Including Labour Party and Small Parties.) 68 8 60 316,569 12.0
Total 249 95 154 2,647,247 100.0
© 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.