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El Salvador

Republic of El Salvador

6,156,670 10

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

4,911,672 52.08%

Registered Voters (as of March 23, 2015)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly Asamblea Legislativa Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Salvador SÁNCHEZ Cerén
  • Head of Government: President Salvador SÁNCHEZ Cerén
  • Assembly: El Salvador has a unicameral Legislative Assembly (Asamblea Legislativa) with 84 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Legislative Assembly (Asamblea Legislativa) 84 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system to serve 3-year terms.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 1999-03-07 1,223,215 3,171,224 38.57%
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly 2000-03-12 1,256,342 3,264,724 38.48%
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly 2003-03-16 1,451,328 3,537,091 41.03%
President 2004-03-21 2,277,473 3,442,515 66.16%
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly 2009-01-18 2,264,567 4,226,479 53.58%
President 2009-03-15 2,659,138 4,226,479 62.92%
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly 2012-03-11 2,369,450 4,226,479 56.06%
President 2014-02-02 2,749,796 4,955,107 55.49%
President 2014-03-09 3,004,845 4,955,107 60.64%
Salvadorian Legislative Assembly 2015-03-01 2,349,450 4,911,672 47.83%

Voter Turnout