Salvadoran legislative election, 1997

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coats of arms of El Salvador.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
El Salvador

Legislative elections were held in El Salvador on 16 March 1997.[1] The result was a narrow victory for the Nationalist Republican Alliance, which won 28 of the 84 seats. Voter turnout was 39.2%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Nationalist Republican Alliance 396,301 35.4 28 -11
Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front 369,709 33.0 27 +6
Party of National Conciliation 97,362 8.4 11 +7
Christian Democratic Party 93,545 8.4 10 -8
Social Christian Renewal Party 40,039 3.6 3 New
Democratic Convergence 39,145 3.5 2 +1
Liberal Democratic Party 35,279 3.2 2 New
Movement of Unity 25,244 2.2 1 0
Democratic Party 13,533 1.2 0 New
Movement of National Solidarity 7,012 0.6 0 0
Liberation Party 2,302 0.2 0 New
Salvadoran Authentic Movement 132 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 57,284 - - -
Total 1,176,887 100 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, p284

Bibliography[edit]

  • Political Handbook of the world, 1997. New York, 1998.
  • Córdova Macías, Ricardo and Andrew J. Stein. 1998. "National and local elections in El Salvador, 1982-1994." Dietz, Henry A. and Gil Shidlo, eds. 1998. Urban elections in democratic Latin America. Wilmington: SR Books. Pages 141-162.
  • Cruz, José Miguel. 1997. "Tres reflexiones sobre el pasado proceso electoral." Estudios centroamericanos (ECA) 52, 583:442-447 (mayo 1997).
  • Holiday, David. 1997. "Salvador's guerrilla vote." Nation 264, 14:6 (April 14, 1997).
  • "Nuevas posibilidades para la transición política." 1997. Estudios centroamericanos (ECA) 52, 581-582 (marzo-abril 1997).
  • "Resultados electorales." 1997. Estudios centroamericanos (ECA) 52, 581-582:339-358 (marzo-abril 1997).