Preference results of several districts are now being released.
Preference results of Hambantoata are also released. Namal Rajapaksa has achieved a massive victory from the district receiving 147,566 votes.
Mahinda Amaraweera is second with 105,414.
Chamal Rajapaksa is in the third place with 79,648.
Nirupama Rajapaksa is in the fourth place with 39,025 preferences. The fifth place is secured [...]