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ELECTION
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OTHER
United People's Freedom Alliance Eksat Janata Nidahas Sandanaya UPPA     center left.   45.6%/105 f. 2003, alliance of SLFP, SLMP, CPSL, LSSP, JVP, MEP, and others
Sri Lanka Freedom Party Sri Lanka Nidahas Pakshaya SLFP     soc. dem.   in UPFA  
Sri Lanka People's Party Sri Lanka Mahajana Pakshaya SLMP     soc. dem.   in UPFA f. 1984 as split from Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)
Communist Party of Sri Lanka   CPSL     com. ex-WMR in UPFA
(2 seats)
f. 1943 as split from LSSP
Lanka Equal Society Party Lanka Sama Samaja Party LSSP Samasamajaya   left. soc. ex-USFI in UPFA
(1 seat)
f. 1935
People's Liberation Front other page, other page, other page Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna JVP Sensakhti/Red Power, Niyamuva, Seenuwa e-mail left. nat.   in UPFA
(39 seats)
f. 1969 as split from CPSL(Marxist-Leninist)
Peoples' United Front Mahajana Eksath Peramuna MEP   e-mail left. nat.   in UPFA
(2 seats)
f. 1951 after split from LSSP
New Left Front   NLF   e-mail rad. left.   0.091% f. 1998, alliance of NSSP, NDM, NDP
New Equal Society Party Nava Sama Samaja Pakshaya NSSP Haraya e-mail tro. USFI, ex-CWI in NLF f. 1977 as LSSP(New Leadership)
National Democratic Movement   NDM     rad. left.   in NLF led by Patrick Fernando
New Democratic Party   NDP New Democracy   mao.   in NLF f. 1991 by Sri Lanka Communist Party (Left)
United Socialist Party   USP Aramuna, Red Star e-mail tro. CWI 0.2% f. 1989 as split from NSSP
Tamil Organizations
Eelam People's Democratic Party   EPDP   e-mail     0.3% f. 1986 as split from ERPLF
People's Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam   PLOTE Tamil Muracu e-mail left. nat.   see DPLF f. 1979 as split from LTTE
Democratic People's Liberation Front   DPLF         0.08%  
Tamil National Alliance Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi TNA         6.8%/22 supported by LTTE f. 2001, alliance of Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC), EPRLF[V], TELO
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam unofficial page   LTTE Viduthalai Puligal e-mail nat.   supported TNA f. 1976, pol.-mil.
source: Leftist Parties of the World