Ecuadorian general election, 2002

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Ecuadorian general election, 2002
Ecuador
1998 ←
October 20, 2002 (2002-10-20) → 2006

  Lucio Gutiérrez.jpg Álvaro Noboa.jpg
Nominee Lucio Gutiérrez Álvaro Noboa
Party PSP PRIAN
Running mate Alfredo Palacio Marcelo Cruz
Popular vote 2,803,243 2,312,854
Percentage 54.79% 45.21%

President before election

Gustavo Noboa
DP

Elected President

Lucio Gutiérrez
PSP

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politics and government of
Ecuador

General elections were held in Ecuador on 20 October 2002, with a second round of the presidential elections on 24 November.[1] The result was a victory for Lucio Gutiérrez of the PSPMUPP–NP alliance, who won the run-off with 54.8% of the vote.[2] The Social Christian Party emerged as the largest party in the National Congress, winning 24 of the 100 seats.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Lucio Gutiérrez PSPMUPP–NP 943,123 20.6 2,803,243 54.8
Álvaro Noboa Institutional Renewal Party of National Action 794,614 17.4 2,312,854 45.2
León Roldós Aguilera Citizen Force Movement 703,593 15.4
Rodrigo Borja Cevallos Democratic Left 638,142 14.0
Xavier Neira Menéndez Social Christian Party 553,106 12.1
Jacobo Bucarám Ortíz Ecuadorian Roldosist Party 544,688 11.9
Jacinto Velazquez Independent Social Transformation Movement 169,311 3.7
Ivonne Juez PLRE–Metamorfosis 79,598 1.7
César Alarcon Freedom Party 54,793 1.2
Osvaldo Hurtado Solidarity Fatherland Movement 49,043 1.1
Carlos Varas Independent Amauta Jatari Movement 39,171 0.9
Invalid/blank votes 729,399 691,012
Total 5,298,581 100 5,807,109 100
Registered voters/turnout 8,154,425 65.0 8,154,425 71.2
Source: Nohlen

National Congress[edit]

e • d Summary of the 20 October 2002 National Congress of Ecuador election results
Parties and alliances Votes % Seats
Social Christian Party (Ecuador) . 26
Democratic Left (Izquierda Democrática) . 16
Ecuadorian Roldosist Party . 15
Pluri-National Pachakutik United Movement - New Country (Movimiento Unidad Plurinacional Pachakutik - Nuevo País) . 11
Institutional Renewal Party of National Action . 10
January 21 Patriotic Society Party . 6
People's Democracy-Christian Democratic Union (Democracia Popular-Unión Demócrata Cristiana) . 4
Ecuadorian Socialist Party-Broad Front . 3
Democratic People's Movement . 3
Concentration of People's Forces . 1
Freedom Party (Partido Libertad) . 1
Movement Civic New Country (Movimiento Ciudadano Nuevo País) . 1
Solidary Fatherland Movement (Movimiento Patria Solidaria) . 1
Provincial Integration Movement (Movimiento Integración Provincial) . 1
Democratic Transformation (Transformación Democrática) 1
Total (turnout 63.5%)   100
Source: La Hora

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p380 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p404
  3. ^ Elections held in 2002 IPU