Cypriot presidential election, 1998

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Presidential elections were held in Cyprus on 8 February 1998, with a second round on 15 February.[1] The result was a victory for Glafcos Clerides of the Democratic Rally after he finished as runner-up behind George Iacovou (who was supported by AKEL and the Democratic Party)[2] in the first round. Voter turnout was 91.7% in the first round and 93.4% in the second.[2]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Glafcos Clerides Democratic Rally 158,763 40.1 206,879 50.8
George Iacovou AKEL/DIKO 160,918 40.6 200,222 49.2
Vassos Lyssarides Movement for Social Democracy 41,978 10.6
Alexis Galanos 16,003 4.0
George Vassiliou 11,908 3.0
Nicolas Koutsou New Horizons 3,625 0.9
Nicos Rolandis 3,104 0.8
Invalid/blank votes 13,680 10,305
Total 409,979 100 417,406 100
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p447