Ambalangoda Urban Council

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Ambalangoda Urban Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Chairman
Deputy Chairman
M. W. Rahula Lalithawickrema,United National Party
since March 2011
Secretary
N. A. Wimalasiri,United National Party
since March 2011
Seats12
Elections
open list proportional representation system
Last election
2011 Sri Lankan local government elections
Website
http://ambalangoda.uc.gov.lk

Ambalangoda Urban Council (AUC) is the local authority for the town of Ambalangoda in the Galle District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. The AUC is responsible for providing a variety of local public services including roads, sanitation, drains, housing, libraries, public parks and recreational facilities. It has 12 councillors elected using an open list proportional representation system. [1]

Ambalangoda Town in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Ambalangoda is a coastal town located in Galle District, Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Governed by Ambalangoda Urban Council, the town is famous for its ancient devil masks and devil dancers. It is approximately 107 kilometres (66 mi) south of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 13 metres (43 ft) above the sea level.

Galle District Administrative District in Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Galle is a district in Southern Province, Sri Lanka. It is one of 25 districts of Sri Lanka, the second level administrative division of the country. The district is administered by a District Secretariat headed by a District Secretary appointed by the central government of Sri Lanka.

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Election results

2011 local government election

Results of the local government election held on 17 March 2011: [2] [3]

Alliances and partiesVotes%Seats
  United People's Freedom Alliance (NC, ACMC, SLFP et al.)6,77256.32%8
  United National Party 4,80139.93%4
  People's Liberation Front 4403.66%0
  Sinhalaye Mahasammatha Bhoomiputhra Pakshaya 110.09%0
Valid Votes12,024100.00%12
Rejected Votes428
Total Polled12,452
Registered Electors16,618
Turnout74.93%

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References

  1. "Compilation of Local Authority - Urban Councils". Ministry of Local Governments and Provincial Councils. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  2. "Local Authorities Election - 17.03.2011 Galle District - Ambalangoda Urban Council". Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 28 November 2014.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. "2011 Local Government Elections - Ambalangoda Urban Council". Sri Lanka Elections. Archived from the original on 4 December 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014.