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Table 36 (Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1965)
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Party Candidates Total Votes
Polled
Percentage
Polled
Contested Elected Defeated
United National Party 116 66 50 1,590,929 39.3
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 101 41 60 1,221,437 30.2
Federal Party 20 14 6 217,914 5.4
Lanka Sama Samaja Party 25 10 15 302,095 7.5
Sri Lanka Freedom
Socialist Party
32 5 27 130,429 3.2
Communist Party (Moscow) 9 4 5 109,754 2.7
Tamil Congress 15 3 12 98,746 2.4
Jathika Vimukthi Peramuna 10 1 9 18,791 0.5
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 61 1 60 96,665 2.4
Independents 106 6 100 259,960 6.4
Total 495 151 344 4,046,720 100.0
© 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.