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Colombia 1991 Legislative Election

Chamber

Senate

Date of Election

October 27, 1991

Type of Electoral System

Proportional

Number of Seats Available

102

Length of Legislative Term
4 years
Number of Seats
Percentage of Votes
Liberal Party (PL)
58
-
Social Conservative Party (PSC)
10
-
Democratic Alliance - April 19 Movement (AD-M19)
9
-
New Democratic Force (NFD)
9
-
National Salvation Movement (MSN)
5
-
Christian National Party (PNC)
1
-
Metapolitical Unitarian Movement (MUP)
1
-
Christian Union (UC)
1
-
National Conservative Movement (MNC)
1
-
National Progressive Movement (MNP)
1
-
Patriotic Union (UP)
1
-
United Movement for Colombia (MUPC)
1
-
Indigenous
1
-
Independent
1
-


Chamber

Chamber of Representatives

Date of Election

October 27, 1991

Type of Electoral System

Proportional

Number of Seats Available

161

Length of Legislative Term
4 years
Number of Seats
Percentage of Votes
Liberal Party (PL)
86
-
Social Conservative Party (PSC)
15
-
Democratic Alliance - April 19 Movement (AD-M19)
15
-
New Democratic Force (NFD)
12
-
National Salvation Movement (MSN)
12
-
Patriotic Union (UP)
2
-
Others
19
-

Source: Political Handbook of the World 1992, Binghamton, NY: CSA Publications, 1992.

Population Size
32 841 000
Registered Voters
15 037 526

Total Votes

4 962 383

Vote/Registered Voter

33.0%

Spoilt Ballots

-

Source: Voter Turnout: Colombia. [Internet]. International IDEA. 16 October 2001.


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