2001 Nicaraguan general election

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2001 Nicaraguan presidential election

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  Enrique Bolaños Geyer 2004.jpg Daniel Ortega (cropped).jpg
Candidate Enrique Bolaños Daniel Ortega
Party PLC FSLN
Popular vote 1,216,863 915,417
Percentage 56.28% 42.34%

President before election

Arnoldo Alemán
PLC

President-elect

Enrique Bolaños
PLC

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General elections were held in Nicaragua on 4 November 2001. Enrique Bolaños of the Constitutionalist Liberal Party (PLC) was elected president, with Daniel Ortega losing his third successive presidential election. The Constitutionalist Liberal Party also won the parliamentary elections, receiving over half the vote and 52 of the 92 seats.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Enrique Bolaños Constitutionalist Liberal Party 1,216,863 56.28
Daniel Ortega Sandinista National Liberation Front 915,417 42.34
Alberto Saborío Conservative Party of Nicaragua 29,933 1.38
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,162,213 100
Registered voters/turnout
Source: IRI

National Assembly[edit]

Party National Departmental Total
seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Constitutionalist Liberal Party 1,144,182 53.23 11 1,132,876 52.60 41 52
Sandinista National Liberation Front 905,589 42.13 9 901,254 41.84 28 38
Conservative Party of Nicaragua 99,673 4.64 0 105,130 4.88 1 2
Union of the Children of Mother Earth 11,139 0.52 0 0
Costeña Unity Movement 3,520 0.16 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,149,444 100 20 2,153,919 100 70 92
Registered voters/turnout
Source: IRI

By region[edit]

Region FSLN PLC PCN Other
Boaco 27.98% 68.43% 3.60% 0.00%
Carazo 46.44% 48.61% 4.95% 0.00%
Chinandega 50.54% 43.98% 5.48% 0.00%
Chontales 27.65% 65.39% 6.96% 0.00%
Esteli 50.57% 45.84% 3.59% 0.00%
Granada 38.29% 47.72% 13.98% 0.00%
Jinotega 38.08% 59.67% 2.25% 0.00%
Leon 51.08% 45.35% 3.56% 0.00%
Madriz 46.13% 50.22% 3.66% 0.00%
Managua 44.22% 49.32% 6.47% 0.00%
Masaya 41.77% 53.64% 4.59% 0.00%
Matagalpa 39.24% 57.50% 3.26% 0.00%
Nueva Segovia 45.97% 52.61% 1.42% 0.00%
RAAN 37.42% 43.87% 1.96% 16.75%
RAAS 21.34% 73.11% 1.84% 3.71%
Rio San Juan 34.96% 59.40% 5.64% 0.00%
Rivas 41.06% 51.56% 7.38% 0.00%
Source: Constituency Level Elections Archive[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constituency-Level Elections Archive (CLEA)". www.electiondataarchive.org. Retrieved 2019-03-09.