Ecuadorian general election, 1988

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Ecuadorian general election, 1988
Ecuador
1984 ←
31 January and 8 May 1988
→ 1992

  Borja Rodrigo.JPG Abdalá Bucaram.jpg
Nominee Rodrigo Borja Cevallos Abdalá Bucaram
Party ID PRE
Running mate Luis Parodi Valverde Hugo Caicedo Andino
Popular vote 1,700,648 1,448,498
Percentage 54.0% 46.0%

President before election

León Febres Cordero
PSC

Elected President

Rodrigo Borja Cevallos
ID

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General elections were held in Ecuador on 31 January 1988, with a second round of the presidential elections on 8 May.[1] Rodrigo Borja Cevallos of the Democratic Left won the presidential elections, receiving 54% of the vote in the second round,[2] whilst the Democratic Left remained the largest faction in the House of Representatives, winning 31 of the 72 seats.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Rodrigo Borja Cevallos Democratic Left 1,381,709 24.5 1,700,648 54.0
Abdalá Bucaram Ecuadorian Roldosist Party 535,482 17.6 1,448,498 46.0
Sixto Durán Ballén Social Christian PartyConservative Party 447,672 14.7
Frank Vargas Pazzos APREPSE 384,189 12.6
Jamil Mahuad People's Democracy 351,787 11.6
Angel Duarte Concentration of People's Forces 239,056 7.9
Jaime Hurtado FADIMPD 152,970 5.0
Carlos Julio Emmanuel Alfarista Radical Front 102,708 3.4
Miguel Albornoz Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party 48,970 1.6
Guillermo Sotomayor Republican National Coalition 33,734 1.1
Invalid/blank votes 591,865 463,489
Total 3,632,842 100 3,612,635 100
Registered voters/turnout 4,679,684 77.6 4,649,684 77.7
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Nationwide District Total
seats
+/–
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Democratic Left 601,409 21.8 3 635,590 22.7 28 31 +7
Ecuadorian Roldosist Party 449,653 16.3 2 456,524 16.3 6 8 +5
Social Christian Party 310,950 11.3 1 347,446 12.4 7 8 –1
DPUDC 294,362 10.6 1 304,294 10.9 7 8 +3
Concentration of People's Forces 194,723 7.0 1 226,172 8.1 4 5 –2
Conservative Party 193,533 7.0 1 55,986 2.0 0 1 –1
Broad Front of the Left 189,983 6.9 1 66,893 2.4 1 2 0
Alfarista Radical Front 147,071 5.3 1 110,168 3.9 1 2 –4
Socialist Party 137,853 5.0 1 120,458 4.3 3 4 +3
Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party 97,495 3.5 0 76,380 2.7 1 1 –3
Democratic Party 69,763 2.5 0 55,783 2.0 0 0 –3
People, Change, Democracy 35,210 1.3 0 32,577 1.2 0 0 0
People's Party 22,788 0.8 0 11,829 0.4 0 0 New
Republican Party 18,671 0.7 0 15,354 0.6 0 0 New
Democratic People's Movement 163,562 5.8 2 2 –1
Ecuadorian Revolutionary Popular Action 120,445 4.3 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 838,598 811,120
Total 3,601,990 100 12 3,610,581 100 60 72 +3
Registered voters/turnout 4,649,684 77.5 4,649,684 77.7
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p379 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p402
  3. ^ Nohlen, p395