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  United National
POLITICAL PARTY DETAILS
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AbbreviationUNP
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CountrySri Lanka
Established1946-09-06
Disbanded0000-00-00
ContributorPicimpalious
Last EditedBojicat - August 02, 2020 03:14pm
DescriptionCenter-right, pro-business party formed by a union of right-leaning pro-independence parties from the majority Sinhalese community and minority Tamil and Muslim communities in 1946. Union was founded and led by Ceylon independence leader, Don Stephen Senanayake.

Party has been led in an allegedly dictatorial manner by former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, a situation which has brought about unrest within the party for a decade.

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MOST RECENT RACES
08/05/2020 Sri Lanka Parliament - Party Standings United National Party Lost 0.39% (-57.09%)
08/05/2020 Sri Lanka Parliament - Popular Vote United National Party Lost 2.18% (-58.28%)
11/16/2019 Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe Lost 0.00% (-52.25%)
11/16/2019 Sri Lanka President Karu Jayasuriya Lost 0.00% (-52.25%)
11/16/2019 Sri Lanka President Sajith Premadasa Lost 41.99% (-10.26%)
08/05/2019 Governor of Southern Province Hemal Gunasekara Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
08/05/2019 Governor of Uva Province Satendra Maithri Gunaratne Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
06/05/2019 Governor of Eastern Province Shan Wijayalal de Silva Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
06/04/2019 Governor of Western Province A.J.M. Muzammil Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/09/2019 Governor of Central Province Rajith Keerthi Thennakoon Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/07/2019 Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province Dhamma Dissanayake Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/07/2019 Governor of Northern Province Suren Raghavan Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/04/2019 Governor of North Western Province Peshala Jayarathna Bandara Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/04/2019 Governor of North Central Province Sarath Ekanayake Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
08/15/2017 Sri Lanka Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
09/01/2015 LKA National Assembly Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
01/22/2015 Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
11/17/2005 LKA President Ranil Wickramasinghe Lost 48.43% (-1.86%)
04/02/2004 LKA Parliament - Popular Vote United National Party Lost 36.82% (-9.80%)
04/02/2004 Sri Lanka Parliament - Party Standings United National Party Lost 35.20% (-12.76%)