Colombian parliamentary election, 2002

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Parliamentary elections were held in Colombia on 10 March 2002 to elect the Senate and Chamber of Representatives.[1] The Liberal Party remained the largest party but lost its majority in both houses, winning won 54 of the 166 seats in the Chamber and 29 of the 102 seats in the Senate.

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 2,710,599 30.7 29 –19
Conservative Party 885,263 10.0 13 –2
Coalition 565,222 6.4 6 –1
National Movement 411,029 4.7 6
Team Colombia 297,538 3.4 4
Colombia Always 255,691 2.9 2
People's Integration Movement 254,616 2.9 4
Radical Change 222,484 2.5 2
United People's Movement 172,717 2.5 2
Renovation Movement Labour Action 152,481 1.7 1
Social and Political Front 128,079 1.5 1
New Democratic Force 124,130 1.4 1 0
National Popular Alliance 119,022 1.3 1 0
Indigenous Social Alliance Movement 103,370 1.2 1 0
Colombian Social Democratic Party 101,660 1.2 1
Progressive Force 96,787 1.1 1 +1
New Liberalism 93,987 1.1 1
Citizens' Convergence 91,131 1.0 1 +1
Civic People's Convergence 85,764 1.0 1 0
Unionist Movement 85,713 1.0 1
Independent Movement of Absolute Renovation 81,061 0.9 1
Progressive National Movement 80,300 0.9 1 –1
National Salvation Movement 78,080 0.9 1 0
Alternative for Social Advance 77,916 0.9 1
Let the Moreno Play Movement 71,623 0.8 1
Political Movement for Social Security 70,704 0.8 1
We are Colombia 70,699 0.8 1
Vamos Colombia 66,512 0.8 1 0
C4 65,294 0.7 1 0
People's Will Movement 63,533 0.7 1
Citizens' Footprint Movement 63,165 0.7 1
Colombian Community and Communal Political Movement 56,363 0.6 0 0
Yes Colombia 55,835 0.6 1
Citizens' Movement 51,504 0.6 1 0
Democratic Unity Party 48,939 0.6 1
Front of Hope 46,298 0.5 1 0
Revolutionary Independent Labour Movement 45,703 0.5 1 +1
Independent Civic Movement 43,265 0.5 1 +1
Citizens' Political Movement for Bocaya 42,954 0.5 1
Democratic Progressivity 41,672 0.5 1
Christian National Party 40,460 0.5 1
Laicists for Colombia 37,125 0.4 0 –1
Christian Union Movement 36,675 0.4 0 0
Indigenous Authorities of Colombia 35,215 0.4 1 +1
Democratic Renovation Movement 34,049 0.3 0 0
National Union for Social Security 29,430 0.3 0
Community Participation 28,319 0.3 0
Colombia My Country 23,770 0.3 0 –1
Democratic Alternative Movement 23,271 0.3 0 0
National Civic Concentration 21,191 0.2 0 0
Independent Conservatism 20,503 0.2 0 –1
Humbertista Movement 19,868 0.2 0 0
ANUPAC 13,387 0.2 0
National Democratic Reconstruction 12,693 0.1 0 –1
Civic Defence Movement 12,015 0.1 0 –2
Social Democratic Party 11,279 0.1 0 0
Colombian Indigenous Party 11,266 0.1 0 0
Autonomous Citizens' Movement 6,845 0.1 0
People's Participation Movement 6,762 0.1 0 0
Force Colombia 4,707 0.1 0 0
Democratic Revolution Movement 3,899 0.0 0
Independent Liberal Restoration Movement 1,442 0.0 0 0
Colombian People's Party 1,400 0.0 0 –1
Others 217,161 2.5 2
Invalid/blank votes 1,465,968
Total 10,297,403 100 102 0
Registered voters/turnout 23,998,685 42.9
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 2,628,490 29.1 54 –30
Conservative Party 971,381 10.8 21 –7
Radical Change 352,547 3.9 7
Team Colombia 208,514 2.3 4
Civic People's Convergence 193,214 2.1 4 +2
United People's Movement 177,622 2.0 2
Liberal Opening Movement 168,621 1.9 5 +4
National Salvation Movement 162,452 1.8 2 +1
National Movement 143,592 1.6 1
People's Participation Movement 123,364 1.4 2 +1
Renovation Movement Labour Action 122,869 1.4 2
Colombia Always 111,742 1.2 3
New Liberalism 111,255 1.2 2
People's Integration Movement 106,624 1.2 2
Regional Integration Movement 102,002 1.1 2 0
Citizens' Convergence 91,969 1.0 2 +2
People's Will Movement 91,192 1.0 2
Progressive Force 88,788 1.0 2 –2
Unionist Movement 88,036 1.0 2
Alternative Way 85,110 0.9 1
Social and Political Front 84,143 0.9 2
Democratic Progressivity 73,397 0.8 2
Vamos Colombia 67,850 0.8 1 +1
C4 67,062 0.7 0 0
Community Participation 66,372 0.7 1
Independent Conservatism 61,513 0.7 1 –1
Republican Movement 60,539 0.7 1
Independent Movement of Absolute Renovation 55,121 0.6 0
Citizens' Footprint Movement 50,309 0.6 2
National Democratic Reconstruction 47,587 0.5 1 +1
19th of April Movement 43,293 0.5 0 0
Serious Civic Movement for Colombia 42,284 0.5 1 0
Humbertista Movement 41,106 0.5 0 –1
New Democratic Force 25,978 0.3 1 –1
Laicists for Colombia 24,884 0.3 0 0
New Colombia Movement 22,552 0.2 0 –1
Colombian People's Party 21,063 0.2 1 +1
Citizens' Movement 20,503 0.2 0 –1
Democratic Alternative Movement 4,300 0.0 0 –1
Force Colombia 1,448 0.0 0 0
Colombia My Country 1,180 0.0 0 0
Colombian Community and Communal Political Movement 1,136,634 12.6 2 +2
Christian National Party 1
Colombia Unite 1
Colombian Social Democratic Party 1
Democratic Unity Party 1
Indigenous Authorities of Colombia 1 +1
Progressive National Movement 1 +1
Others 11
Coalitions 886,883 9.8 11 –5
Invalid/blank votes 1,372,352
Total 10,407,737 100 166 +5
Registered voters/turnout 23,998,685 43.4
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p306 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3