Colombian parliamentary election, 1982

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Parliamentary elections were held in Colombia on 14 March 1982 to elect the Senate and Chamber of Representatives.[1] The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 104 of the 199 Chamber seats and 55 of the 114 Senate seats.

The Liberal Party had split shortly before the elections, with a breakaway faction forming New Liberalism.

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 2,582,116 46.4 55 –7
Conservative Party 2,252,601 40.3 49 0
New Liberalism 567,600 10.2 8 New
Democratic Front 75,615 1.3 1 New
Civic Movement 24,890 0.4 1 New
People's Unity Front 18,741 0.3 0 0
Liberal Democratic Front 17,427 0.3 0 New
Democratic Unity Party 10,978 0.2 0 New
Others 17,230 0.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 12,159
Total 5,579,357 100 114 +2
Registered voters/turnout 13,721,607 40.7
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party 2,560,352 45.9 104 –7
Conservative Party 2,248,796 40.3 82 –1
New Liberalism 581,074 10.4 11 New
Democratic Front 83,838 1.5 1 New
Civic Movement 25,888 0.5 1 New
People's Unity Front 21,081 0.4 0 –1
Liberal Democratic Front 17,609 0.3 0 New
Democratic Unity Party 11,460 0.2 0 New
Democratic Left Movement 4,169 0.1 0 New
Others 19,202 0.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 10,568
Total 5,584,037 100 199 0
Registered voters/turnout 13,721,607 40.7
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p305 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3