In A Spot

Sri Lankans are still keen to keep the peace process intact, though the rising cost of living still troubles the voting public, as the country heads for a snap poll on April 2.
The following is an analysis of the findings of the third and final wave of the ORG-MARG SMART opinion poll series, in the run up to the General Elections of 2004. rn

rnThe first and the second waves of this series were conducted and published in January 2004 and at the end of February 2004 respectively.

Please note that all ORG-MARG SMART polls are done with the objective of independently gauging the public opinion of the masses on current important issues concerning the country and the views portrayed here are inferences made from the findings only and does not in any way reflect that of the pollster. rn

rnThe reader should keep in mind the margin of error of around +/- 5% when making inferences from the findings reported herein. rn

rnIn other words, if the difference between two opinions are less than 5%, one cann