Salvadoran general election, 1994

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General elections were held in El Salvador on 20 March 1994, with a second round of the presidential elections taking place on 24 April.[1] Armando Calderón Sol of the Nationalist Republican Alliance won the presidential elections, whilst his party also won the legislative elections. Voter turnout was 50% in the first round of the presidential elections and 45.5% in the second,[2] whilst it was 53.1% for the legislative election.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Armando Calderón Sol Nationalist Republican Alliance 641,108 49.0 818,264 68.3
Rubén Zamora Rivas FLMN-CD 325,582 24.9 378,980 31.7
Fidel Chávez Mena Christian Democratic Party 214,277 16.4
Roberto Escobar García Party of National Conciliation 70,504 5.4
Jorge Martínez Movement of Unity 31,502 2.4
Edgardo Rodríguez Engelhard Movement of National Solidarity 13,841 1.1
Rhina Victoria Escalante de Rey Prendes Authentic Democratic Christian Movement 10,843 0.8
Invalid/blank votes 103,663 - 48,976 -
Total 1,411,320 100 1,246,220 100
Source: Nohlen

Legislative Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Nationalist Republican Alliance 605,775 45.03 39 0
Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front 287,811 21.39 21 New
Christian Democratic Party 240,451 17.87 18 -8
Party of National Conciliation 83,520 6.21 4 -5
Democratic Convergence 59,843 4.45 1 -7
Movement of Unity 33,510 2.49 1 New
Movement of National Solidarity 12,827 0.95 0 New
Authentic Democratic Christian Movement 12,109 0.90 0 -1
National Revolutionary Movement 9,431 0.70 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 108,022 - - -
Total 1,453,299 100 84 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p276 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p290
  3. ^ Nohlen, p284