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Table 39 (Gov., Parlia. )
Parliament Election (1989)
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Party Candidates National
List Allocation
Total Number Elected Total Votes
 Polled
Percentage Polled
Contested Elected Defeated
United National Party 262 110 152 15 125 2,838,005 50.74
Sri Lanka Freedom Party 248 58 190 9 67 1,785,369 31.92
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 149 3 146 1 4 202,016 3.61
Tamil United Liberation Front 46 9 37 1 10 188,594 3.37
United Socialist Alliance 225 2 223 1 3 160,271 2.87
Independent Group (1) - Jaffna 13 8 5 1 9 150,340 2.69
Mahajana Eksath Peramuna 140 2 138 1 3 91,128 1.63
Eksath Lanka Janatha Pakshaya 189 0 189 0 0 67,723 1.21
Independent Group (1) - Batticaloa 8 2 6 0 2 46,419 0.83
Independent Group (1) - Trincomalee 7 2 5 0 2 25,239 0.45
Democratic People's Liberation Front 23 0 23 0 0 18,502 0.33
Independent Group - Vanni 9 0 9 0 0 7,879 0.14
All Ceylon Tamil Congress 14 0 14 0 0 7,610 0.14
Independent Group (1) - Anuradhapura 11 0 11 0 0 4,057 0.07
Total 1344 196 1148 29 225 5,593,152 100.0
© 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.