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Sri Lanka ruling alliance takes early lead in polls

Apr 9, 2010 1:05:53 AM - yahoo.com
COLOMBO, April 9 — Sri Lanka’s ruling alliance took an early lead today in parliamentary elections it will most likely win, but it was unclear whether it would reach the two-thirds majority needed to amend the constitution. President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s United People’s Freedom Alliance (Upfa) had won 11 of 15 seats so far decided in the 225-member parliament and was leading in several others ...