Colombian presidential election, 2002

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Colombian presidential election, 2002
Colombia
1998 ←
26 May 2002
→ 2006

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Nominee Álvaro Uribe Horacio Serpa
Party Colombia First Liberal Party
Popular vote 5,862,655 3,514,779
Percentage 54.0% 32.4%

President before election

Andrés Pastrana Arango
Conservative Party

Elected President

Álvaro Uribe
Colombia First

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Presidential elections were held in Colombia on 26 May 2002.[1] The result was a victory for Álvaro Uribe of Colombia First, who received 54% of the vote.[2] Uribe took office on 7 August.[3]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Álvaro Uribe Colombia First 5,862,655 54.0
Horacio Serpa Liberal Party 3,514,779 32.4
Luis Eduardo Garzón Independent Democratic Pole 680,245 6.3
Noemí Sanín Yes Colombia 641,884 5.9
Íngrid Betancourt Oxygen Green Party 53,922 0.5
Harold Bedoya Pizarro Force Colombia 52,710 0.5
Francisco Tovar Civic Defence Movement 16,396 0.2
Augusto Guillermo Lora 19th of April Movement 12,724 0.1
Álvaro Cristancho Community Participation 10,117 0.1
Guillermo Antonio Cardona MPCCC 8,464 0.1
Rodolfo Rincon Community Participation 6,588 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 394,205
Total 11,249,734 100
Registered voters/turnout 24,208,311 46.5
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p306 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p358
  3. ^ Nohlen, p360