Honduran general election, 2001

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Honduran general election, 2001

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Nominee Ricardo Maduro Rafael Pineda Ponce
Party National Liberal
Popular vote 1,135,565 962,446
Percentage 52.2% 44.2%

President before election

Carlos Flores
Liberal

Elected President

Ricardo Maduro
National

General elections (Spanish: Elecciones generales de Honduras de 2001) were held in Honduras to elect a president and parliament on 25 November 2001.

Presidential election[edit]

Five candidates stood for election, representing the five parties with parliamentary representation. They were won by the National Party's Ricardo Maduro, who won over 50% of the vote, beating his nearest rival by 8%.

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Ricardo Rodolfo Maduro Joest National Party 1,135,565 52.2%
Rafael Pineda Ponce Liberal Party 962,446 44.2%
Olban Valladares Innovation and Unity Party-Social-Democracy 31,561 1.4%
Matias Funes Democratic Unification Party 24,075 1.1%
Marco Orlando Iriarte Christian Democrat Party 21,056 1.0%
Total 2,174,703 100%
Source: Adam Carr's Election Archive
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Parliamentary election[edit]

The parliamentary elections were narrowly won by the National Party, who took 61 of the 128 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
National Party of Honduras (Partido Nacional de Honduras) 967,733 46.5% 61
Liberal Party of Honduras (Partido Liberal de Honduras ) 850,290 40.8% 55
Innovation and Unity Party-Social-Democracy (Partido de Inovación y Unidad-Social Democracia) 95,059 4.6% 4
Democratic Unification Party (Partido de Unificación Democrática) 92,818 4.5% 5
Christian Democratic Party of Honduras (Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras) 76,886 3.7% 3
Total (turnout 66.3%) 2,082,786 100% 128
Source: Adam Carr's Election Archive
Popular vote
PNH
46.46%
PLH
40.82%
PINU-SD
4.56%
PUD
4.46%
DC
3.69%
Parliament seats
PNH
47.66%
PLH
42.97%
PUD
3.91%
PINU-SD
3.13%
DC
2.34%