Honduran general election, 1981

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General elections were held in Honduras on November 29, 1981.[1] Each voter had a single vote to cast for a presidential candidate, with seats in the National Congress divided based on the share of the vote their presidential candidate had won. The result was a victory for Roberto Suazo Cordova and the Liberal Party. Voter turnout was 78.5%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Candidate Votes % Seats
Liberal Party Roberto Suazo Cordova 636,437 53.9 44
National Party Ricardo Zuñiga 491,089 41.6 34
Innovation and Unity Party Miguel Andonie Fernández 29,419 2.5 3
Christian Democratic Party Hernán Corrales Padilla 19,163 1.6 1
Independent Delgado Pérez 2,572 0.2 0
Independent Mayorga Madrid 911 0.1 0
Independent López López 514 0.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 34,674
Total 1,214,779 100 82
Source: Nohlen
Popular vote
PLH
  
53.93%
PNH
  
41.61%
PINU
  
2.49%
DC
  
1.62%
Others
  
0.34%
Parliament seats
PLH
  
53.66%
PNH
  
41.46%
PINU
  
3.66%
DC
  
1.22%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p407 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p408