United States House of Representatives election in Puerto Rico, 1996

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Puerto Rico's At-large district.

The election for Resident Commissioner to the United States House of Representatives took place on November 5, 1996, the same day as the larger Puerto Rican general election and the United States elections, 1996.

Candidates for Resident Commissioner[edit]

Election results[edit]

Puerto Rico's At-large congressional district election, 1996[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
New Progressive Carlos Romero Barcelo (inc.) 973,654 50.02
Popular Democratic Celeste Benítez 904,048 46.44
Puerto Rican Independence Manuel Rodríguez Orellana 68,827 3.54
Total votes 1,946,529 100.00
New Progressive hold

See also[edit]