Many Opposition candidates and opposition activists from many parts of the country had joined the Freedom Alliance.
A. Jayasinghe, a candidate contesting from the Patriotic National Front for the Kekirawa Pradeshiya Sabha has crossed over to the Freedom Alliance. He joined the ruling party at an election campaign meeting at Bellankadawala, presided by Chief Minister Berty Premalal Dissanayake. More than 200 strong UNP supporters also joined the Alliance on this occasion.
A group of UNP activists of the Horowpathana electorte also joined the Freedom Alliance. They secured party membership from Minister S.M. Chandrasena.
A large group of UNP and JVP supporters also joined the Freedom Alliance. They met Sabaragamuwa Chief Minister Mahipala Herath and joined the Alliance.