The Northern Provincial Council is ruled by the TNA and it received 78.48% of the votes at the election held to elect members for the NPC.
Mahinda is supported by
Karuna Amman, Pillayan, KP, Thaya Master and Douglas Devananda.
Maithiri is supported by
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP’s, Sri Lanka Muslim Party (SLMC) MP’s, Mano Ganesan MP, All Ceylon Muslim Congress Leader and Minister Rishard Bathiudeen and MP Ameer Ali, Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) Deputy leader Udayakumar.