Costa Rican general election, 1990

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Costa Rica general election, 1990
Costa Rica
← 1986 February 4, 1990 (1990-02-04) 1994 →
Turnout 81.8%
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Candidate Rafael Ángel Calderón Carlos Manuel Castillo Victor Camacho
Party Social Christian Unity National Liberation United People
Home state San José San José San José
Presidential vote 694,589 (51.5%) 636,701 (47.2%) 9,217 (0.7%)
Legislative vote 617,478 (46.2%) 559,632 (41.9%) 44,161 (3.3%)
Seats 29 25 1
Seat change Increase 4 Decrease 4

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Provinces won by Calderón

President before election

Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier
Social Christian Unity

Elected President

José María Figueres Olsen
National Liberation

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General elections were held in Costa Rica on February 4, 1990.[1] Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier of the Social Christian Unity Party won the presidential election, whilst his party also won the parliamentary election. Voter turnout was 81.8%.[2]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier Social Christian Unity Party 694,589 51.5
Carlos Manuel Castillo Morales National Liberation Party 636,701 47.2
Víctor Daniel Camacho Monge United People 9,217 0.7
Fernando Ramírez Muñoz Christian National Alliance 4,209 0.3
Isaac Felipe Azofeifa Progress Party 2,547 0.2
Edwin Badilla Agüero Militant Workers Revolutionary Party 1,005 0.1
Rodrigo Alberto Cordero Víquez Independent Party 746 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 35,312 -
Total 1,384,326 100
Source: Nohlen

Parliament[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Social Christian Unity Party 617,478 46.2 29 +4
National Liberation Party 559,632 41.9 25 -4
United People 44,161 3.3 1 0
Generaleña Union 32,292 2.4 1 +1
Christian National Alliance 22,154 1.6 0 0
Cartago Agrarian Union Party 14,190 1.1 1 0
National Independent Party 10,643 0.8 0 New
Progress Party 7,733 0.6 0 New
Partido Alajuelense Solidario 7,330 0.5 0 -1
Independent Party 5,566 0.4 0 0
Limonese Authentic Party 4,901 0.4 0 0
Agrarian Labour Action Party 4,756 0.4 0 New
Partido Agrario Nacional 4,594 0.3 0 New
Militant Workers Revolutionary Party 742 0.1 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 47,784 - - -
Total 1,383,956 100 57 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p155 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p157