District result: Sajith wins big in Nuwara Eliya
NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa came in first in the Nuwara Eliya District. Premadasa recorded over 58% of the vote in the district with a lead of over 100,000 votes while SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa got just under 37% of the vote.
Sajith Premadasa – 277,913 (58.28%)
Gotabaya Rajapaksa – 175,823 (36.87%)
Anura Kumara Dissanayake – 5,891 (1.24%)