Guatemalan general election, 1990

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General elections were held in Guatemala on 11 November 1990.[1] with a second round of the presidential election held on 6 January 1991. The presidential election resulted in a victory for Jorge Serrano Elías of the Movement of Action in Solidarity, whilst the National Centre Union won the Congressional elections. Voter turnout was 56.4% in the elections on 11 November 1990 and 45.2% in the elections on 6 January 1991.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Jorge Carpio National Centre Union 399,777 25.7 438,990 31.9
Jorge Serrano Elías Movement of Action in Solidarity 375,165 24.1 936,389 68.1
Luis Alfonso Cabrera Hidalgo Guatemalan Christian Democracy 271,933 17.5
Álvaro Arzú National Advancement Party 268,796 17.3
Luis Ernesto Sosa Dávila MLN-FAN 74,825 4.8
Rene Armando De León Schlotter PSD-AP5 55,819 3.6
José Ángel Lee Duarte Revolutionary Party of Guatemala 33,429 2.2
Jose Ramon Fernández González Democratic Party of National Cooperation 32,325 2.1
Manuel Benedicto Lucas García Emerging Movement of Harmony 16,894 1.1
Fernando Antonio Leal Estevez National Renewal Party 11,052 0.7
Leonel Hernández Cardona United Front of the Revolution 7,957 0.5
Jorge Antonio Reyna Castillo Democratic Party 6,341 0.4
Invalid/blank votes 254,488 74,110
Total 1,808,801 100 1,449,489 100
Source: Nohlen

Congress[edit]

Party District PR Total seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
National Centre Union 357,528 22.28 33 399,679 25.72 8 41
Guatemalan Christian Democracy 276,072 17.21 21 271,842 17.49 6 27
National Advancement Party 233,559 14.56 7 268,776 17.29 5 12
Movement of Action in Solidarity 225,031 14.02 10 375,119 24.14 8 18
FRG-PID-FUN 201,401 12.55 12 12
National Liberation Movement 83,738 5.22 3 3
PSD-AP5 64,633 4.03 0 55,804 3.59 1 1
Revolutionary Party 50,547 3.15 1 33,417 2.15 0 1
Democratic Party of National Cooperation 24,750 1.54 0 32,297 2.08 0 0
National Renewal Party 17,386 1.08 0 11,025 0.71 0 0
United Front of the Revolution 16,808 1.05 0 7,950 0.51 0 0
Democratic Party 13,284 0.83 0 6,413 0.41 0 0
PID-FUR-FRG 11,923 0.74 0 0
Emerging Movement of Harmony 10,759 0.67 0 16,915 1.09 0 0
MLN-FAN 4,381 0.27 0 74,994 4.83 1 1
Organised Nationalist Union 3,422 0.21 0 0
Popular Alliance 5 2,521 0.16 0 0
Democratic Social Party 2,204 0.14 0 0
Guatemalan Republican Front 1,875 0.12 0 0
National Progress Front 1,684 0.10 0 0
Progressive Liberating Party 590 0.04 0 0
FUN-PID 447 0.03 0 0
PNR-MEC 320 0.02 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 196,733 254,487
Total 1,801,596 56.21 87 1,808,718 56.44 29 116

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p323 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6

Bibliography[edit]

  • Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. FLACSO-Guatemala, 2004.
  • Political handbook of the world 1990. New York, 1991.