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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa topped the preferential vote list for the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in the Kurunegala District by winning 423,529 votes.

Akila Viraj Kariyawasam topped the preferential votes for the United National Party (UNP) in the district with 286,755 votes.

UPFA

1. Mahinda Rajapaksa 423,529
2. Dayasiri Jayasekara 133,532
3. T.B. Ekanayake 82,789
4. Anura Yapa 77,057
5. Johnston Fernando 76,714
6. Salinda Dissanayake 54,318
7. Indika Bandaranayake 46,356
8. Tharanath Basnayake 43,020

UNP

1. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam 286,755
2. J.C. Alawatta 106,061
3. Gaminee J.P. 83,346
4. N. Bandara 80,063
5. S.B. Navinna 76,714
6. Askoka Abeysinghe 73,184
7. T. Indunil 64,359