- Parent Category: News
- Created: Saturday, 30 January 2010
- Published: 30 January 2010
The Presidential Election was successfully concluded in Sri Lanka on 26th January 2010 and incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) was re-elected for a second term securing 57.88% of the total votes cast. His closest rival at the elections, Mr. Sarath Fonseka, representing a coalition of opposition parties, including the main opposition UNP, secured 40.15% of the total votes cast.