Election results in 2009

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This list of election results in 2009 lists the results for national and federal direct elections held in 2009 in the de jure and de facto sovereign states and their dependent territories. Referendums are included although they are not elections. By-elections are not included.

January[edit]

El Salvador, Parliament: 18 January[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 18 January 2009 Salvadoran Legislative Assembly election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional) 943,936 42.60% 35 +3
Nationalist Republican Alliance (Alianza Republicana Nacionalista) 854,166 38.55% 32 –2
National Conciliation Party (Partido de Conciliación Nacional) 194,751 8.79% 11 +1
Christian Democratic Party (Partido Demócrata Cristiano) 146,904 6.63% 5 –1
Democratic Change (Cambio Democrático) 46,971 2.12% 1 –1
Revolutionary Democratic Front (Frente Democrático Revolucionario) 21,154 0.95% 0
PDC–FDR 7,707 0.35% 0
Totals 2,215,589 100.00% 84
Source: Tribunal Supremo Electoral, [1]

Bolivia, Referendum: 25 January[edit]

Bolivian constitutional referendum, 2009[1][2]
Yes or no Votes Percentage
Yes check.svg Yes 2,064,360 61.43%
No 1,296,097 38.57%
Valid votes 3,360,457 95.70%
Invalid or blank votes 151,100 4.30%
Total 3,511,557 100.00%
Voter turnout 90.26%
Cap on maximum landholdings Votes Percentage
5,000 hectares 1,956,567 80.65%
10,000 hectares 469,361 19.35%
Valid votes 2,425,928 69.16%
Invalid or blank votes 1,081,678 30.84%
Total 3,507,606 100.00%
Voter turnout 90.16%

February[edit]

Liechtenstein, Parliament: 8 February[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 February 2009 Landtag of Liechtenstein election results
Party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Patriotic Union 95,219 47.61 +9.4 13 +3
Progressive Citizens' Party 86,951 43.48 –5.2 11 –1
Free List 17,835 8.92 –4.1 1 –2
Invalid/blank votes 524
Total 15,650 100 25 0
Registered voters/turnout 18,493 84.6
Source: Information and Communication of the Government, Nohlen & Stöver[3]

Switzerland, Referendum: 8 February[edit]

Swiss referendum, February 2009[4]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 1,517,132 59.61%
No 1,027,899 40.39%
Valid votes 2,545,031 98.95%
Invalid or blank votes 27,009 1.05%
Total votes 2,572,040 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 4,999,618 51.44%

Israel, Parliament: 10 February[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 10 February 2009 Israeli Knesset election results
Party Votes % Votes Seats +/– % Seats
Kadima 758,032 22.47% 28 −1 23.33%
Likud 729,054 21.61% 27 +15 22.50%
Yisrael Beiteinu 394,577 11.70% 15 +4 12.50%
Labor Party 334,900 9.93% 13 –6 10.83%
Shas 286,300 8.49% 11 –1 9.17%
United Torah Judaism 147,954 4.39% 5 –1 4.17%
United Arab ListTa'al 113,954 3.38% 4 3.33%
National Union 112,570 3.34% 4 [A] 3.33%
Hadash 112,130 3.32% 4 +1 3.33%
New Movement-Meretz 99,611 2.95% 3 –2 2.50%
The Jewish Home 96,765 2.87% 3 [B] 2.50%
Balad 83,739 2.48% 3 2.50%
The Green MovementMeimad 27,737 0.82% –1
Gil 17,571 0.52% –7
Ale Yarok 13,132 0.39%
The Greens 12,378 0.37%
Yisrael Hazaka 6,722 0.20%
Tzabar 4,752 0.14%
Koah LeHashpi'a 3,696 0.11%
Da'am Workers Party 2,645 0.08%
Yisrael HaMithadeshet 2,572 0.08%
Holocaust Survivors and Ale Yarok Alumni 2,346 0.07%
Leader 1,887 0.06%
Tzomet 1,520 0.05%
Koah HaKesef 1,008 0.03%
Man's Rights in the Family Party 921 0.03%
HaYisraelim 856 0.03%
Or 815 0.02%
Ahrayut 802 0.02%
Brit Olam 678 0.02%
Lev LaOlim 632 0.02%
Lazuz 623 0.02%
Lehem 611 0.02%
Valid votes 3,373,490 98.74%
Invalid or blank votes 43,097 1.26%
Totals 3,416,587 100.00% 120 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 5,278,985 64.72%
Source: Knesset Board of Elections
A The four parties making up National Union had six seats in the previous elections in the combined National Union−National Religious Party slate. The Ahi party (2 seats) left the National Union and joined the Likud.
B The Jewish Home (formerly the National Religious Party) had three seats in the combined National Union−National Religious Party slate. The two parties together won 7 seats in this election for a net loss of 2.

Venezuela, Referendum: 15 February[edit]

Venezuelan constitutional referendum, 2009[5]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 6,310,482 54.85%
No 5,193,839 45.15%
Valid votes 11,504,321 98.24%
Invalid or blank votes 206,419 1.76%
Total votes 11,710,740 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 16,652,179 70.33%

March[edit]

Micronesia, Parliament: 3 March[edit]

e • d Summary of the 3 March 2009 Micronesian Congress election results
Members Seats
Non-partisans 14
Total (turnout  %) 14

North Korea, Parliament: 8 March[edit]

e • d Summary of the 8 March 2009 North Korea Supreme People's Assembly election results
List Seats
Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland
687
606
50
22
6
3
Total (turnout 99.98%) 687
Source:[6][7]

Antigua and Barbuda, Parliament: 12 March[edit]

e • d Summary of the 12 March 2009 House of Representatives of Antigua and Barbuda election results
Parties Votes +/− % +/− Seats +/−
United Progressive Party 21,205 −887 51.1 −1.8 9 −3
Antigua Labour Party 19,460 +2,916 47.0 +5.2 7 +3
Barbuda People's Movement 474 +66 1.1 +0.1 1 ±0
Independents 194 +15 0.5 +0.0
Organisation for National Development 119 +119 0.3 +0.3
Total 41,452 100.0 17
Source: Political Database of the Americas (1999). "Antigua & Barbuda: Election Results". Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University and the Organization of American States. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 

Caribbean Elections (2009). "General Election Results 2009". Retrieved 22 January 2010. 

El Salvador, President: 15 March[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 15 March 2009 Salvadoran presidential election results
Candidate – Party Votes %
Mauricio FunesFarabundo Martí National Liberation Front (Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional) 1,354,000 51.32
Rodrigo ÁvilaNationalist Republican Alliance (Alianza Republicana Nacionalista) 1,284,588 48.68
Total 2,638,588 100.00
Invalid votes 20,550
Total votes (turnout 61.9%) 2,659,138
Registered voters 4,294,849
Source: TSE 1, TSE 2

Slovakia, President: 21 March and 4 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 March and 4 April 2009 Slovak presidential election results
Candidates and nominating parties 1st round 2nd round
Votes % Votes %
Ivan Gašparovič (Smer, SNS, HZD) 876,061 46.71 1,234,787 55.53
Iveta Radičová (SDKÚ–DS, SMK, KDH, OKS) 713,735 38.05 988,808 44.47
František Mikloško (KDS) 101,573 5.42
Zuzana Martináková (SF) 96,035 5.12
Milan Melník (HZDS) 45,985 2.45
Dagmara Bollová 21,378 1.14
Milan Sidor (KSS) 20,862 1.11
Total (turnout 43.63% / 51.67%) 1,875,629 100.00 2,223,595 100.00
Sources: statistics.sk, volbysr.sk

Macedonia, President: 22 March and 5 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 March and 5 April 2009 Macedonian presidential election results
Candidate Nominating party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Gjorge Ivanov VMRO–DPMNE 345,850 35.04 453,616 63.14
Ljubomir Frčkoski Social Democratic Union of Macedonia 202,691 20.54 264,828 36.86
Imer Selmani New Democracy 147,547 14.95  
Ljube Boškoski Independent 146,878 14.88
Agron Buxhaku Democratic Union for Integration 73,629 7.46
Nano Ružin Liberal Democratic Party 40,042 4.06
Mirushe Hoxha Democratic Party of Albanians 30,225 3.06
Invalid/blank votes 32,386 3.18 45,589 5.87
Total 1,019,268 100.00 764,033 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 1,792,082 56.9 1,792,082 42.6
Source: SEC, Nohlen & Stöver[3]

Montenegro, Parliament: 29 March[edit]

e • d Summary of the 29 March 2009 Assembly of the Republic of Montenegro election results
List Votes  % Seats +/–
Main Albanian
European MontenegroMilo Đukanović (Европска Црна Гора – Мило Ђукановић) 168,290 51.94 47 1 +5
SNP – Socialist People's Party of MontenegroSrđan Milić (СНП – Социјалистичка народна партија Црне Горе – Срђан Милић) 54,545 16.83 16 +8
New Serb DemocracyAndrija Mandić (Нова српска демократија – Андрија Мандић) 29,885 9.22 8 +8
Movement for Changes – We Can – Nebojša Medojević (Покрет за промјене – Можемо – Небојша Медојевић) 19,546 6.03 5 –6
People's Coalition – People's Party and Democratic Serb Party (Народњачка коалиција – Народна странка и Демократска српска странка) 9,448 2.92 0 –3
Coalition of the Liberal Party and the Democratic Centre – "For a Different Montenegro" – Dr Goran Batrićević (Коалиција Либералне партије и Демократског центра – „За другачију Црну Гору“ – др Горан Батрићевић) 8,777 2.71 0 –1
Party of Pensioners and Disabled People of Montenegro (Странка пензионера и инвалида Црне Горе) 7,691 2.37
UDSH – DUA Ferhat Dinosha (UDSH – ДУА Ферхат Диноша) 4,747 1.46 1 ±0
Serb National List (Српска национална листа) 4,291 1.32 0 –2
"Bosniacs and Muslims Together, as One" („Бошњаци и Муслимани заједно, једно“) 3,489 1.08
FORCANazif Cungu (ФОРЦА – Назиф Цунгу) 2,939 1.91 1 +1
Albanian List: Democratic League in MontenegroMehmet Bardhi & Albanian AlternativeGjergj Camaj (Албанска листа – Lista Shqiptare: Демократски савез у Црној Гори – Lidhja Demokratike në Mal të Zi – Мехмет Бардли & Албанска алтернатива – Alternativa Shqiptare – Ђерђ Чамај) 2,898 0.89 1 –1
"Albanian Coalition – Perspective" („Албанска коалиција – Перспектива“ "Koalicioni Shqiptar – Perspektiva") 2,619 0.81 1 +1
Fatherland Serbian Party – Docent Dr Aleksandar Stamatović – "For the True Serbs" (Отаџбинска српска странка – Доцент др Александар Стаматовић – „За истинске Србе“) 2,446 0.75
Montenegrin Communists (Црногорски комунисти) 1,594 0.49
Party of Democratic Prosperity (Партија демократског просперитета – Partia e Prosperitetit Demokratik) 805 0.25
Valid votes 323,990 100 76 5
Total (turnout 66.19%; –5.18%) 329,818

Mayotte, Referendum: 29 March[edit]

Mahoran status referendum, 2009
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 41,492 95.22%
No 2,084 4.78%
Valid votes 43,576 99.14%
Invalid or blank votes 380 0.86%
Total votes 43,956 100.00%
Source: malango.fr

April[edit]

Moldova, Parliament: 5 April[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 5 April 2009 Parliament of Moldova election results
Parties Votes Votes % Seats +/−
Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova 760,551 49.48 60 +4
Liberal Party 201,879 13.13 15 +15
Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova 191,113 12.43 15 +15
Party Alliance Our Moldova 150,155 9.77 11 −11
Total (turnout 57.55%) 1,537,087 100% 101 0
Source: alegeri.md

Algeria, Parliament: 9 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 9 April 2009 Algerian presidential election results
Candidates and parties votes %
Abdelaziz BouteflikaNational Liberation Front 12,911,705 90.24
Louisa HanouneWorkers' Party 604,258 4.22
Moussa TouatiAlgerian National Front 330,570 2.31
Djahid YounsiMovement for National Reform 176,674 1.37
Ali Fawzi RebaineAhd 54 133,129 0.93
Mohammed SaidParty of Justice and Liberty 132,242 0.92
Invalid votes 1,042,727 7.25
Total (turnout 74.54%) 15,351,305  
Source: presse-dz.com

Indonesia, Parliament: 9 April[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 9 April 2009 Indonesian People's Representative Council election results
Parties Votes % Seats % +/-
Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat, PD) 21,655,295 20.85 148 26.43 +93
Party of the Functional Groups (Partai Golongan Karya, Golkar) 15,031,497 14.45 106 18.93 -22
Indonesian Democratic Party – Struggle (Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan, PDI–P) 14,576,388 14.03 94 16.79 -15
Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera, PKS) 8,204,946 7.88 57 10.18 +12
National Mandate Party (Partai Amanat Nasional, PAN) 6,273,462 6.01 46 8.21 -7
United Development Party (Partai Persatuan Pembangunan, PPP) 5,544,332 5.32 38 6.79 -20
National Awakening Party (Partai Kebangkitan Bangsa, PKB) 5,146,302 4.94 28 5.00 -24
Great Indonesia Movement Party (Partai Gerakan Indonesia Raya, Gerindra) 4,642,795 4.46 26 4.64 n/a
People's Conscience Party (Partai Hati Nurani Rakyat, Hanura) 3,925,620 3.77 17 3.03 n/a
Crescent Star Party (Partai Bulan Bintang, PBB) 1,864,642 1.79 0 0.00 -11
Ulema National Awakening Party (Partai Kebangkitan Nasional Ulama, PKNU) 1,527,509 1.47 0 0.00 n/a
Prosperous Peace Party (Partai Damai Sejahtera, PDS) 1,522,032 1.48 0 0.00 -13
Concern for the Nation Functional Party (Partai Karya Peduli Bangsa, PKPB) 1,461,375 1.40 0 0.00 –2
Reform Star Party (Partai Bintang Reformasi, PBR) 1,264,150 1.21 0 0.00 –14
National People's Concern Party (Partai Peduli Rakyat Nasional, PPRN) 1,260,950 1.21 0 0.00 n/a
Indonesian Justice and Unity Party (Partai Keadilan dan Persatuan Indonesia, PKPI) 936,133 0.90 0 0.00 –1
Democratic Renewal Party (Partai Demokrasi Pembaruan, PDP) 896,959 0.86 0 0.00 n/a
National Front Party (Partai Barisan Nasional, Barnas) 760,712 0.73 0 0.00 n/a
Indonesian Workers and Employers Party (Partai Pengusaha dan Pekerja Indonesia, PPPI) 745,965 0.72 0 0.00 n/a
Democratic Nationhood Party (Partai Demokrasi Kebangsaan, PDK) 671,356 0.64 0 0.00 –4
Archipelago Republic Party (Partai Republik Nusantara, PRN) 631,814 0.61 0 0.00 n/a
Regional Unity Party (Partai Persatuan Daerah, PPD) 553,299 0.53 0 0.00 ±0
Patriot Party (Partai Patriot) 547,798 0.53 0 0.00 ±0
Indonesian National Populist Fortress Party (Partai Nasional Benteng Kerakyatan Indonesia, PNBKI) 468,856 0.45 0 0.00 ±0
Sovereignty Party (Partai Kedaulatan) 438,030 0.42 0 0.00 n/a
Indonesian Youth Party (Partai Pemuda Indonesia, PPI) 415,563 0.40 0 0.00 n/a
National Sun Party (Partai Matahari Bangsa, PMB) 415,294 0.40 0 0.00 n/a
Functional Party of Struggle (Partai Karya Perjuangan, PKP) 351,571 0.34 0 0.00 n/a
Pioneers' Party (Partai Pelopor) 345,092 0.33 0 0.00 –3
Indonesian Democratic Party of Devotion (Partai Kasih Demokrasi Indonesia, PKDI) 325,771 0.31 0 0.00 n/a
Prosperous Indonesia Party (Partai Indonesia Sejahtera, PIS) 321,019 0.31 0 0.00 n/a
Indonesian National Party Marhaenism (Partai Nasional Indonesia Marhaenisme, PNI Marhaenisme) 317,443 0.30 0 0.00 –1
Labor Party (Partai Buruh) 265,369 0.25 0 0.00 ±0
New Indonesia Party of Struggle (Partai Perjuangan Indonesia Baru, PPIB) 198,803 0.19 0 0.00 ±0
Indonesian Nahdlatul Community Party (Partai Persatuan Nahdlatul Ummah Indonesia, PPNUI) 146,831 0.14 0 0.00 ±0
Indonesian Unity Party (Partai Sarikat Indonesia, PSI) 141,558 0.14 0 0.00 ±0
Indonesian Democratic Vanguard Party (Partai Penegak Demokrasi Indonesia, PPDI) 139,988 0.13 0 0.00 –1
Freedom Party (Partai Merdeka) 111,609 0.11 0 0.00 ±0
Total 104,048,118 100.00 560 100.00 +10
Source: General Election Commission[8] and People's Representative Council website[9]
Note: Seat change totals are displayed only for parties which stood in the previous election, including those which changed party names
Parties contesting in Aceh only
Aceh Party (Partai Aceh) 1,007,713 46.91 N/A N/A N/A
Aceh Sovereignty Party (Partai Daulat Atjeh, PDA) 39,706 1.85 N/A N/A N/A
Independent Voice of the Acehnese Party (Partai Suara Independen Rakyat Aceh, SIRA) 38,157 1.78 N/A N/A N/A
Aceh People's Party (Partai Rakyat Aceh, PRA) 36,574 1.70 N/A N/A N/A
Aceh Unity Party (Partai Bersatu Aceh, PBA) 16,602 0.77 N/A N/A N/A
Prosperous and Safe Aceh Party (Partai Aceh Aman Sejahtera, PAAS) 11,117 0.52 N/A N/A N/A
Source: Edwin Yustian Driyartana (2010) p81 [10] and Sigit Pamungkas (2011) p22, [11]
Note: Aceh local parties only contested for the regional legislative assemblies, not the DPR. Results are included here for completeness. The remainder of the votes were won by national parties.

Northern Cyprus, Parliament: 19 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 19 April 2009 Northern Cyprus election results
Parties Votes Vote % Seats +/–
National Unity Party (Ulusal Birlik Partisi) 622.804 44.07% 26 +7
Republican Turkish Party (Cumhuriyetçi Türk Partisi) 415.574 29.15% 15 –9
Democratic Party (Demokrat Partisi) 150.695 10.65% 5 –1
Communal Democracy Party (Toplumcu Demokrasi Partisi) 97.334 6.87% 2 +1
Freedom and Reform Party (Özgürlük ve Reform Partisi) 87.879 6.20% 2 +2
United Cyprus Party (Birleşik Kıbrıs Partisi) 34.239 2.42%
Politics for the People Party (Halk İçin Siyaset Partisi) 7.091 0.50%
Independents 836 0.14% –3
Totals (turnout 81.42%) 1.416.452 100.00 50
Sources: World Bulletin Zaman

South Africa, Parliament: 22 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 22 April 2009 National Assembly election results[12]
Party Leader Votes % +/− Seats +/− from last
election[a]
+/− from before
this election[b]
African National Congress Jacob Zuma 11,650,748 65.90 −3.80 264 −15 −33
Democratic Alliance Helen Zille 2,945,829 16.66 +4.29 67 +17 +20
Congress of the People[c] Mosiuoa Lekota 1,311,027 7.42 +7.42 30 +30 +30
Inkatha Freedom Party Mangosuthu Buthelezi 804,260 4.55 −2.42 18 −10 −5
Independent Democrats Patricia de Lille 162,915 0.92 −0.81 4 −3 0
United Democratic Movement Bantu Holomisa 149,680 0.85 −1.43 4 −5 −2
Freedom Front Plus Pieter Mulder 146,796 0.83 −0.06 4 0 0
African Christian Democratic Party Kenneth Meshoe 142,658 0.81 −0.80 3 −4 −1
United Christian Democratic Party Lucas Mangope 66,086 0.37 −0.38 2 −1 −1
Pan Africanist Congress Letlapa Mphahlele 48,530 0.27 −0.45 1 −2 0
Minority Front Amichand Rajbansi 43,474 0.25 −0.11 1 −1 −1
Azanian People's Organisation Jacob Dikobo 38,245 0.22 −0.03 1 0 0
African People's Convention[d] Themba Godi 35,867 0.20 +0.20 1 +1 −1
Movement Democratic Party[c] 29,747 0.17 +0.17 0 0 0
Al Jama-ah[c] 25,947 0.15 +0.15 0 0 0
Christian Democratic Alliance[e] Theunis Botha 11,638 0.07 −0.13 0 0 −1
National Democratic Convention[f] 10,830 0.06 +0.06 0 0 −4
New Vision Party[c] 9,296 0.05 +0.05 0 0 0
United Independent Front[f] Nomakhaya Mdaka 8,872 0.05 +0.05 0 0 0
Great Kongress of South Africa[c] 8,271 0.05 +0.05 0 0 0
South African Democratic Congress[c] Ziba Jiyane 6,035 0.03 +0.03 0 0 0
Keep It Straight and Simple 5,440 0.03 −0.01 0 0 0
Pan Africanist Movement[c] 5,426 0.03 +0.03 0 0 0
Alliance of Free Democrats[f] 5,178 0.03 +0.03 0 0 0
Women Forward[c] 5,087 0.03 +0.03 0 0 0
A Party[c] 2,847 0.02 +0.02 0 0 0
Total 17,680,729 100.00 400
Spoilt votes 239,237

Notes:

  1. ^ Change in seats compared to the composition of the legislature after the election of 14 April 2004.
  2. ^ Change in seats compared to the composition of the legislature after the second floor-crossing period that ended on 15 September 2007.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Party did not contest the previous election to this legislature.
  4. ^ Party did not contest the previous election to this legislature, having been created during the floor-crossing period of 2007.
  5. ^ Successor to the Christian Democratic Party, the Federation of Democrats and the New Labour Party in this legislature.
  6. ^ a b c Party did not contest the previous election to this legislature, having been created during the floor-crossing period of 2005.

Iceland, Parliament: 25 April[edit]

V • T • E Summary of the 25 April 2009 Icelandic parliamentary election results
Party Chairperson(s) Votes % ± Seats ±
Social Democratic Alliance (Samfylkingin) Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir 55,758 29.79 Increase 3.03 20 Increase 2
Independence Party (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn) Bjarni Benediktsson 44,371 23.70 Decrease 12.94 16 Decrease 9
Left-Green Movement (Vinstrihreyfingin - grænt framboð) Steingrímur J. Sigfússon 40,581 21.68 Increase 7.33 14 Increase 5
Progressive Party (Framsóknarflokkurinn) Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson 27,699 14.80 Increase 3.08 9 Increase 2
Citizens' Movement (Borgarahreyfingin) no designated chairperson 13,519 7.22 4
Liberal Party (Frjálslyndi flokkurinn) Guðjón Arnar Kristjánsson 4,148 2.22 Decrease 5.04 0 Decrease 4
Democracy Movement (Lýðræðishreyfingin) Ástþór Magnússon 1,107 0.59 0
Valid votes 187,183 96.50
Invalid votes 566 0.29
Blank votes 6,226 3.21
Total 193,975 100.00 63
Female electorate 114,269 50.15
Male electorate 113,574 49.85
Female turnout 98,013 85.77
Male turnout 95,962 84.49
Electorate/Turnout 227,843 85.14
Source: Statistics Iceland
Last election (2007) — Next election (2013)

Andorra, Parliament: 25 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the 26 April 2009 Andorran General Council election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
Social Democratic Party (Partit Socialdemòcrata) 6,610 45.03 14
Reformist Coalition (Coalició Reformista) 4,747 32.34 11
Andorra for Change (Andorra pel Canvi) 2,768 18.86 3
Greens of Andorra (Els Verds d'Andorra) 466 3.17
National Union of Progress (Unió Nacional de Progrés) 88 0.60
Total (turnout 75.3%)     28
Total valid votes 14,679
Invalid votes 136
Blank votes 478
Registered voters 20,298
Numbers of votes and percentages are for the respective national list. Numbers of seats include seats won by the parish lists.
Source: Government of Andorra.

Ecuador, President and Parliament: 26 April[edit]

e • d Summary of the April 26, 2009 Ecuadorian presidential election results
Candidates - Parties Votes %
Rafael CorreaAlianza PAIS 3,586,439 51.99%
Lucio GutiérrezJanuary 21 Patriotic Society Party 1,947,830 28.24%
Álvaro NoboaInstitutional Renewal Party of National Action 786,718 11.41%
Martha Roldós BucaramEthics and Democracy Network/Independent Movement Democratic Pole 298,765 4.33%
Carlos Sagñay de la BastidaThousandfold Victory Movement 108,079 1.57%
Melba JácomeFertile Earth Movement 93,146 1.35%
Diego Delgado JaraSocial Integration Movement 43,221 0.63%
Carlos González AlbornozIndependent Just and Solidary Movement 33,714 0.49%
Valid votes 6,111,194 100.00%
Blank votes 534,149 7.48%
Null votes 496,687 6.95%
Total votes (turnout 75.29%) 7,142,030
Source: CNE


e • d Summary of the 26 April 2009 Ecuadorian National Assembly election results
Parties Votes % Seats
PAIS Movement (Movimiento PAIS) 1,655,785 45.78 59
January 21 Patriotic Society Party (Partido Sociedad Patriótica 21 de Enero) 538,769 14.90 19
Social Christian PartyMovimiento Cívico Madera de Guerrer (Partido Social Cristiano/Movimiento Cívico Madera de Guerrero) 491,033 13.58 11
Institutional Renewal Party of National Action (Partido Renovador Institucional de Acción Nacional) 209,491 5.79 7
Ecuadorian Roldosist Party (Partido Roldosista Ecuatoriano) 148,846 4.12 3
Democratic People's Movement (Movimiento Popular Democrático) 146,594 4.05 5
United Left (Ethics and Democracy Network/Independent Movement Democratic Pole) (Izquierda Unida (Red Ética y Democracia/Movimiento Independiente Polo Democrático)) 68,153 1.88
National Democratic Coalition Movement (Movimiento Concertación Nacional Democrática) 66,937 1.85 1
Municipalist Movement for National Integrity (Movimiento Municipalista por la Integridad Nacional) 66,619 1.84 5
Democratic Left (Izquierda Democrática) 51,939 1.44 3
Pachakutik Plurinational Unity Movement – New Country (Movimiento de Unidad Plurinacional Pachakutik – Nuevo País) 49,722 1.37 4
Fertile Earth Movement (Movimiento Tierra Fertil) 32,327 0.89
Christian Democratic Union (Unión Demócrata Cristiana) 30,224 0.84
Movement of National Agreement (Movimiento de Acuerdo Nacional) 18,872 0.52
Thousandfold Victory Movement (Movimiento Triunfo Mil) 12,463 0.34
Social Integration Movement (Movimiento Integración Social) 12,060 0.33
Independent Just and Solidary Movement (Movimiento Independiente Justo y Solidario) 9,749 0.27
National Movement for Social Consensus (Movimiento Nacional por la Concertación Social) 7,173 0.20
Independent Movement Deeds are Loves (Movimiento Independiente Obras son Amores; only contested provincial elections) 1
Social Conservative Movement of Carchi (Movimiento Social Conservador del Carchi; only contested provincial elections) 1
Independent Political Movement Amauta Yuyai (Movimiento Político Independiente Amauta Yuyai; only contested provincial elections) 1
Autonomous Regional Movement (Movimiento Autonómico Regional; only contested provincial elections) 1
Civic Conscience (Conciencia Ciudadana; only contested provincial elections) 1
Regional Action for Equity/Latin American Popular Alliance (Acción Regional por la Equidad/Alianza Popular Latinoamericana; only contested provincial elections) 1
Independent Movement United for Pastaza (Movimiento Independiente Unidos por Pastaza; only contested provincial elections) 1
Valid votes 3,616,756 100.00 124
Blank votes 1,372,165 23.86
Invalid votes 761,936 13.25
Total (turnout %) 5,750,857
Source: CNE, hoy.com.ec, CNE

May[edit]

Panama, President and Parliament: 3 May[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 3 May 2009 Panamanian presidential election results
Candidates Parties Votes %
Ricardo Martinelli Democratic Change, Patriotic Union Party, Panameñista Party, Nationalist Republican Liberal Movement 952,333 59.97
Balbina Herrera Democratic Revolutionary Party, People's Party, Liberal Party 597,227 37.70
Guillermo Endara Fatherland's Moral Vanguard Party 36,867 2.33
Valid votes (turnout 73.99%) 1,558,445 100.0
Blank votes 19,105 1.17
Invalid votes 30,976 1.89
Total votes 1,636,508 100.00
Source: Tribunal Electoral

New Caledonia, Parliament: 10 May[edit]

e • d Summary of the 10 May 2009 Territorial Congress of New Caledonia election results
Parties Votes % Seats
The Rally–UMP (Le Rassemblement–UMP) 19,888 20.60% 13
Caledonia Together (Calédonie Ensemble) 16,253 16.83% 10
Future TogetherThe Movement for Diversity (Avenir Ensemble–Le Mouvement de la diversité) 11,308 11.71% 6
  • 5
  • 1
Rally for Caledonia (Rassemblement pour la Calédonie) 4,304 4.46% 2
National Front (Front National) 2,591 2.68% 0
Other anti-independence lists 1,125 1.17% 0
Total Anti-independence 55,469 57.45% 31
Caledonian Union (Union Calédonienne) 11,247 11.65% 8
National Union for Independence–Kanak Social National Liberation Front (Union Nationale pour l'Indépendance–Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste) 10,162 10.52% 8
  • 7
  • 1
Labour Party (Parti Travailliste) 7,692 7.97% 3
Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front unitary (Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste) 5,342 5.53% 3
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
Socialist Kanak Liberation (Libération kanak socialiste) 1,852 1.92% 1
Federation of Pro-Independence Co-operation Committees (Fédération des Comités de la Coopération pour l'Indépendance) 605 0.63% 0
Total Pro-independence 36,900 38.22% 23
Civic Overture (Ouverture Citoyenne) 2,974 3.08% 0
Generation Common Destiny (Génération Destin Commun) 1,215 1.26% 0
Valid votes 96,558 98.00% 54
Invalid votes 1,962 2.00%
Total votes (turnout 72.48%) 98,520
Source: lematin.ch

August[edit]

Japan, Parliament: 30 August[edit]

e • d Summary of the 30 August 2009 Japanese House of Representatives election results[13][14][15][16]
Alliances and parties Local constituency vote PR block vote Total
seats
+/−
Votes[17]  % Seats Votes  % Seats
(pre-
election)
(last
gen.
election)
   Democratic Party (DPJ) 33,475,335 47.43% 221 29,844,799 42.41% 87 308 Increase193 Increase195
Social Democratic Party (SDP)[18] 1,376,739 1.95% 3 3,006,160 4.27% 4 7 Steady0 Steady0
People's New Party (PNP) 730,570 1.04% 3 1,219,767 1.73% 0 3 Decrease1 Decrease1
New Party Nippon[19] 220,223 0.31% 1 528,171 0.75% 0 1 Increase1 Steady0
New Party Daichi no district candidates 433,122 0.62% 1 1 Steady0 Steady0
Ruling DPJ–SDP–PNP coalition & parliamentary allies 35,802,866 50.73% 228 35,032,019 49.78% 92 320 Increase193 Increase194
   Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 27,301,982 38.68% 64 18,810,217 26.73% 55 119 Decrease181 Decrease177
New Komeito Party (NKP) 782,984 1.11% 0 8,054,007 11.45% 21 21 Decrease10 Decrease10
Japan Renaissance Party 36,650 0.05% 0 58,141 0.08% 0 0 Decrease1 Steady0
Opposition LDP–NKP coalition & parliamentary allies 28,121,613 39.84% 64 26,922,365 38.26% 76 140 Decrease192 Decrease187
   Japanese Communist Party (JCP) 2,978,354 4.22% 0 4,943,886 7.03% 9 9 Steady0 Steady0
Your Party (YP) 615,244 0.87% 2 3,005,199 4.27% 3 5 Increase1 Increase5
Others 1,077,543 1.53% 0 466,786[20] 0.66% 0 0 Steady0 Steady0
Independents[21] 1,986,056 2.81% 6 6 Steady0 Decrease12
Totals 70,581,680 100.00% 300 70,370,255 100.00% 180 480 Increase2* Steady0
Turnout 69.28% 69.27% *(vacant seats)

September[edit]

Portugal, Parliament: 27 September[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 September 2009 Assembly of the Republic elections results
Parties Votes % ±pp swing MPs MPs %/
votes %
2005 2009 ± % ±
Socialist 2,077,238 36.56 Decrease8.4 121 97 Decrease24 42.17 Decrease10.4 1.15
Social Democratic 1,653,665 29.11 Increase0.3 71 81 Increase10 35.22 Increase4.3 1.21
People's Party 592,778 10.43 Increase3.1 12 21 Increase9 9.13 Increase3.9 0.88
Left Bloc 557,306 9.81 Increase3.4 8 16 Increase8 6.96 Increase3.5 0.71
Democratic Unity Coalition[A] 446,279 7.86 Increase0.3 14 15 Increase1 6.52 Increase0.4 0.83
Workers' Communist Party 52,761 0.93 Increase0.1 0 0 Steady0 0.00 Steady0.0 0.0
Hope for Portugal Movement 25,949 0.46 0 0.00 0.0
New Democracy 21,876 0.38 Decrease0.3 0 0 Steady0 0.00 Steady0.0 0.0
Merit and Society Movement 16,924 0.30 0 0.00 0.0
People's Monarchist Party[B] 15,262 0.27 2 0 Decrease2 0.00 Decrease0.9 0.0
Earth Party / Humanist Party[C] 12,405 0.22 0 0.00 0.0
National Renovator Party 11,503 0.20 Increase0.0 0 0 Steady0 0.00 Steady0.0 0.0
Portugal Pro-Life 8,461 0.15 0 0.00 0.0
Portuguese Labour Party 4,974 0.09 0 0.00 0.0
Workers Party of Socialist Unity 4,632 0.08 Decrease0.0 0 0 Steady0 0.00 Steady0.0 0.0
Earth Party[B][D] 3,265 0.06 2 0 Decrease2 0.00 Decrease0.9 0.0
Total valid 5,505,278 96.91 Decrease0.2 230 230 Steady0 100.00 Steady0.0
Blank ballots 99,086 1.74 Decrease0.1
Invalid ballots 76,894 1.35 Increase0.2
Total (turnout 59.68%) 5,681,258 100.00 Decrease4.6
A Portuguese Communist Party (13 MPs) and "The Greens" (2 MPs) ran in coalition.[22]
B Elected in 2005 in the Social Democratic Party eletoral lists.
C Earth Party / Humanist Party joint electoral list only in continental Portugal.
D Earth Party electoral list only in Madeira and Azores.
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

November[edit]

Falkland Islands, Legislature: 5 November[edit]

e • d  Summary of the 5 November 2009 Legislative Assembly election results

Stanley result
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Richard Sawle 770 17.70 N/A
Nonpartisan Gavin Short 590 13.56 N/A
Nonpartisan Glenn Ross 491 11.28 N/A
Nonpartisan Emma Edwards 474 10.89 N/A
Nonpartisan Jan Cheek 452 10.39 +2.37
Nonpartisan Mike Summers 402 9.24 -4.66
Nonpartisan Eric Goss 252 5.79 -2.25
Nonpartisan John Birmingham 250 5.75 -1.24
Nonpartisan Norman Clarke 249 5.72 N/A
Nonpartisan Jackie Cotter 187 4.30 N/A
Nonpartisan Andrea Clausen 139 3.19 -10.39
Nonpartisan Janet Robertson 95 2.18 -6.53
Turnout 4,351 75.6
Camp result
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Roger Edwards 148 23.20 +8.64
Nonpartisan Sharon Halford 147 23.04 N/A
Nonpartisan Bill Luxton 147 23.04 N/A
Nonpartisan Ian Hansen 93 14.58 -15.50
Nonpartisan Richard Stevens 57 8.93 -10.43
Nonpartisan Clive Wilkinson 46 7.21 N/A
Turnout 638 89.3

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