Bolivian general election, 1993

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General elections were held in Bolivia on 6 June 1993.[1] As no candidate for the presidency received over 50% of the vote, the National Congress was required to elect a President on 4 August. Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada of the Revolutionary Nationalist MovementRevolutionary Liberation Movement Tupaq Katari alliance was subsequently elected unopposed.

Campaign[edit]

Prior to the elections the Nationalist Democratic Action and Revolutionary Left Movement parties formed the Patriotic Accord alliance, whilst eight left-wing parties continued the United Left coalition.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Presidential candidate Votes % Seats
Chamber +/– Senate +/–
MNRMRTKL Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada 585,837 35.6 52 +12 17 +8
Patriotic Accord Hugo Banzer 346,865 21.1 35 –36 8 –8
CONDEPA–MP Carlos Palenque 235,427 14.3 9 +9 1 –1
Civic Solidarity Union Max Fernández Rojas 226,816 13.8 20 New 1 New
Free Bolivia Movement Antonio Araníbar Quiroga 88,260 5.4 7 0 0
Bolivian Renewal Alliance Casanio Ancalle Choque 30,867 1.9 1 New 0 New
Alternative to Democratic Socialism Jerjes Justiniano Talavera 30,286 1.8 1 New 0 New
Revolutionary Vanguard of 9 April Carlos Serrate Reich 21,100 1.3 0 New 0 New
Bolivian Socialist Falange Mario Serrate Paz 20,947 1.2 0 0 0 0
Axis of Patriotic Accordance Félix Aguilar 18,176 1.1 1 0
United Left Ramiro Romero 16,137 0.9 0 –10 0 0
National Katarista Movement Fernando Untoja Choque 12,627 0.8 0 New 0 New
National Organisation of Independents Oscar Bonifáz 8,096 0.5 0 New 0 New
Democratic Federalist Movement Carlos Valverde 6,269 0.4 0 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 83,599
Total 1,731,309 100 130 0 27 0
Registered votes/turnout 2,399,197 72.2
Source: Nohlen

Congressional ballot[edit]

Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada was the only candidate in the Congressional election, and was supported by his own MNRMRTKL alliance, as well as the Civic Solidarity Union and the Free Bolivia Movement. All other parties abstained from voting.[3]

Candidate Party Votes %
Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada MNRMRTKL 97 100
Invalid/blank votes 0
Total 97 100
Registered voters/turnout 157 61.8
Source: Morales

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p133 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Elections held in 1993 IPU
  3. ^ Walter Q Morales (2003) A brief history of Bolivia New York: Facts On File, p205