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Honduras

Republic of Honduras

8,448,465 8

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

5,355,112 58.81%

Registered Voters (as of Nov. 24, 2013)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
National Congress Congreso Nacional Assembly
President President Head of Government
President President Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Porfirio LOBO Sosa
  • Head of Government: President Porfirio LOBO Sosa
  • Assembly: Honduras has a unicameral National Congress (Congreso Nacional) with 128 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the National Congress (Congreso Nacional) 128 members are elected through an open-list proportional representation system to serve 4-year terms.***

*** There are 18 constituencies corresponding to the 18 departments. Seats are apportioned to each department in proportion to population. Where the district magnitude is one, the election is by plurality. The Hare quotient is used for seat allocation.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2001-11-25 2,285,087 3,448,240 66.27%
National Congress 2001-11-25 2,285,087 3,448,240 66.27%
National Congress 2005-11-27 - 3,900,000 -
President 2005-11-27 - 3,900,000 -
National Congress 2009-11-29 2,300,056 4,600,000 50.0%
President 2009-11-29 2,300,056 4,600,000 50.0%
National Congress 2013-11-24 3,139,692 5,308,781 59.14%
President 2013-11-24 3,275,346 5,355,112 61.16%

Voter Turnout