Friday, December 18, 2009

President Mahinda Leads Fonseka by 24.8% - Election Survey Reveals


The first ever election survey conducted by an Independent Team revealed that President Mahinda Rajapaksa will win the Presidential Election with a handsome majority.

The survey revealed that United Peoples Freedom Alliance candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa will always maintain a lead of 24.8 percent against his nearest rival Sarath Fonseka.

The survey was conducted by an independent team in all nine provinces amongst 5700 voters.

When a sample polling was conducted, 3254 has voted in favor of President Mahinda Rajapaksa , while only 1292 have voted in favor of Fonseka. A total of 654 persons have indicated that they were “undecided”, the survey revealed.

The results of the survey shows that 12.8 percent were still undecided, but it will however not in any way affect the final result of the election, says those who conducted the survey

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