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Table 38(Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1977)
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Party Candidates Total Votes
Polled
Percentage
Polled
Contested Elected Defeated
United National Party 154 140 14 3,179,221 50.9
Tamil United Liberation Front 23 18 5 421,488 6.8
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 147 8 139 1,855,331 29.7
Ceylon Workers` Congress 2 1 1 62,707 1.0
Lanka Sama Samaja Party 82 0 82 225,317 3.6
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 27 0 27 22,639 0.4
Communist Party 25 0 25 123,856 2.0
Independents (non party candidates) 295 1 294 353,014 5.7
Total  755 168 587 6,243,573 100.0
© 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.