Ecuadorian general election, 1984

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Ecuadorian general election, 1984
Ecuador
← 1979 29 January 1984 (first round)
6 May 1984 (second round)
1988 →
  León Febres Cordero.jpg RodrigoBorja-Harvard2016.png
Nominee León Febres Cordero Rodrigo Borja Cevallos
Party PSC ID
Running mate Blasco Peñaherrera Aquiles Rigail
Popular vote 1,381,709 1,299,089
Percentage 51.54% 48.46%

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Map of results of the second round by provinces.

President before election

Osvaldo Hurtado
DP

Elected President

León Febres Cordero
PSC

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Ecuador

General elections were held in Ecuador on 29 January 1984, with a second round of the presidential elections on 6 May.[1] After finishing second in the first round, León Febres Cordero of the Social Christian Party won the run-off with 51.5% of the vote.[2] The Democratic Left emerged as the largest faction in the National Congress, winning 24 of the 69 seats.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Rodrigo Borja Cevallos Democratic Left 634,327 28.7 1,299,089 48.5
León Febres Cordero Social Christian Party 600,563 27.2 1,381,709 51.5
Ángel Duarte Concentration of People's Forces 298,397 13.5
Jaime Hurtado Democratic People's Movement 161,810 7.3
Jaime Aspiazu Alfarista Radical Front 149,733 6.8
Francisco Huerta Democratic Party 146,646 6.6
Julio César Trujillo People's Democracy 103,790 4.7
René Maugé Broad Front of the Left 65,187 4.7
Manuel Salgado Socialist Party 18,283 0.8
Invalid/blank votes 439,225 283,500
Total 2,646,844 100 2,964,298 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,734,076 70.9 3,794,149 78.1
Source: Nohlen

National Congress[edit]

Party Nationwide District Total
seats
+/–
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Democratic Left 394,212 19.5 3 410,914 20.0 21 24 +9
Social Christian Party 361,755 17.9 2 235,117 11.5 7 9 +6
Democratic Party 185,376 9.1 1 164,835 8.0 2 3 New
Concentration of People's Forces 176,251 8.7 1 184,506 9.0 6 7 –22
Alfarista Radical Front 161,643 8.0 1 180,896 8.8 5 6 New
DPUDC 130,173 6.4 1 150,392 7.3 4 5 New
Democratic People's Movement 123,333 6.1 1 134,036 6.5 2 3 +1
Ecuadorian Roldosist Party 104,848 5.2 1 103,827 5.1 2 3 New
Broad Front of the Left 88,660 4.4 1 105,401 5.1 1 2 New
Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party 75,489 3.7 0 122,485 6.0 4 4 0
Conservative Party 56,785 2.8 0 75,523 3.5 2 2 –8
People, Change, Democracy 49,645 2.4 0 55,457 2.7 0 0 New
Revolutionary Nationalist Party 37,030 1.8 0 46,081 2.2 0 0 –1
Socialist Party 32,048 1.6 0 36,084 1.8 1 1 New
Republican National Coalition 25,718 1.3 0 27,869 1.4 1 1 New
Velasquista National Federation 14,938 0.7 0 18,281 0.9 0 0 –1
Ecuadorian Revolutionary Popular Action 8,710 0.4 0 4,508 0.2 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 610,042 603,672
Total 2,636,656 100 12 2,656,884 100 57 69 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,734,076 70.6 3,734,076 71.2
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p379 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p402
  3. ^ Nohlen, p395