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Table 37 (Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1970)
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Party Candidates Total Votes Polled Percentage Polled
Contested Elected Defeated
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 108 91 17 1,839,979 36.9
Lanka Sama Samaja Party 23 19 4 433,224 8.7
United National Party 130 17 113 1,892,525 37.9
Federal Party 19 13 6 245,727 4.9
Communist Party (Moscow) 9 6 3 169,199 3.4
Tamil Congress 12 3 9 115,567 2.3
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 4 0 4 46,571 0.9
Independents 136 2 134 249,006 5.0
Total 441 151 290 4,991,798 100.0
© 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.