Dominican Republic parliamentary election, 1998

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Parliamentary elections were held in the Dominican Republic on 16 May 1998.[1] The result was a victory for the opposition Dominican Revolutionary Party-led alliance, which won 83 of the 149 seats in the House of Representatives. Voter turnout was 52.9%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % House Senate
Seats +/- Seats +/-
PRD-UD-PPC-BIS 1,075,306 51.4 83 - 24 -
Dominican Liberation Party 654,713 31.3 49 +36 4 +3
PRSC-PQD 351,347 16.8 17 - 2 -
Institutional Democratic Party 13,320 0.6 0 0 0 0
Movement of National Reconciliation 0 0 0 0
Party of the Dominican People 0 0 0 0
National Renaissance Party 0 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 90,021 - - - - -
Total 2,183,707 100 149 +29 30 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p247 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p248