Salvadoran presidential election, 1999

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Presidential elections were held in El Salvador on 7 March 1999.[1] The result was a victory for Francisco Flores of the Nationalist Republican Alliance, who won in the first round with 52.0% of the vote.[2]

Election results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Francisco Flores Nationalist Republican Alliance 614,268 51.96
Facundo Guardado FLMN-USC 343,472 29.05
Rubén Zamora United Democratic Centre 88,640 7.50
Rodolfo Parker Christian Democratic Party 67,207 5.68
Hernán Contreras Party of National Conciliation 45,140 3.82
Salvador Nelson García Democratic Republican League 19,269 1.63
Francisco Ayala Party of the United People and the New Deal 4,252 0.36
Invalid/blank votes 40,967 -
Total 1,223,215 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p276 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p291