Mexican legislative election, 1991

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Legislative elections were held in Mexico on 18 August 1991.[1] The Institutional Revolutionary Party won 320 of the 500 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 61 of the 64 seats in the Senate.[2] Voter turnout was 61% in the Chamber election and 62% in the Senate election.[3]

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 14,256,447 61.5 61 +1
National Action Party 4,100,287 17.7 1 +1
Party of the Cardenist Front of National Reconstruction 1,202,425 5.2 0 0
Party of the Democratic Revolution 878,115 3.8 2 New
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 487,258 2.1 0 0
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico 326,251 1.4 0 New
Mexican Democratic Party 276,661 1.2 0 0
Labor Party 258,510 1.1 0 0
Revolutionary Workers' Party 156,918 0.7 0 0
Popular Socialist Party 97,780 0.4 0 0
Non-registered candidates 14,284 0.1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,138,260
Total 24,302,640 100 64 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Mayoria Partido Seats +/-
Votes % Votes %
Institutional Revolutionary Party 14,051,349 61.4 14,145,234 61.4 320 +60
National Action Party 4,024,316 17.7 4,068,712 17.7 89 -12
Party of the Democratic Revolution 1,900,750 8.3 1,913,174 8.3 41 New
Party of the Cardenist Front of National Reconstruction 990,440 4.3 998,158 4.3 23 -15
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 489,732 2.1 492,514 2.1 15 -15
Popular Socialist Party 411,848 1.8 414,780 1.8 12 -25
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico 329,714 1.4 332,603 1.4 0 New
Labor Party 258,595 1.1 260,266 1.1 0 New
Mexican Democratic Party 248,431 1.1 249,915 1.1 0 0
Revolutionary Workers' Party 135,360 0.6 136,341 0.6 0 0
Non-registered candidates 13,897 0.1 13,911 0.1 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 1,160,050 1,168,631
Total 24,032,482 100 24,194,239 100 500 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, pp469-470
  3. ^ Nohlen, pp462-466