ElectionGudie

Nov. 24, 2013 Held

3,275,346
Voted
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Republic of Honduras

Election for President (President)

Results

58%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:3,275,346
Valid Votes:3,115,448
Invalid Votes:159,898

Candidates:

Juan Orlando HERNÁNDEZ1,149,302

36.89

Xiomara Castro de ZELAYA896,498

28.75

Mauricio VILLEDA632,320

20.30

Salvador NASRALLA418,443

13.43

Romeo VÁZQUEZ Velásquez6,105

0

Orle SOLÍS5,194

0

Jorge AGUILAR Paredes4,468

0

Andrés PAVÓN3,118

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The Office of President of the Republic of Honduras

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. The President is limited to one 4-year term.

Election Notes:

  • The last presidential election occurred on November 29, 2009 following the Honduran constitutional crisis. Porfirio LOBO Sosa of the National Party / Partido Nacional was elected president with 56.56% of the votes. LOBO is not eligible to run for the office of President again. Three political parties held nationwide primary elections. In these elections, Juan Orlando HERNANDÉZ won the nomination of National Party, Mauricio VILLEDA won the nomination of the Liberal Party, and Xiomara Castro de ZELAYA, wife of former President Manuel ZELAYA, won the nomination of the Liberty and Refoundation Party. The presidential election will be held alongside elections for the National Assembly, Mayors and Vice-mayors, and the Central American Parliament.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Jorge AGUILAR Paredes
    Innovation and Unity Party / Partido Innovación y Unidad (PINU)
  • Xiomara CASTRO de Zelaya
    Liberty and Refoundation Party / Libertad y Refundación (LIBRE)
  • Juan Orlando HERNANDÉZ
    National Party of Honduras / Partido Nacional de Honduras (PNH)
  • Salvador NASRALLA
    Anti-Corruption Party / Partido Anticorrupción (PAC)
  • Andrés PAVÓN
    FAPER – Democratic Unification / Unificación Democrática – Frente Amplio Político Electoral en Resístencia (UD-FAPER)
  • Orle SOLÍS
    Christian Democratic Party of Honduras / Partido Demócratico Cristiano de Honduras (DC)
  • Romeo VÁZQUEZ Velásquez
    Honduran Patriotic Alliance / Partido Alianza Patriótica (ALIANZA)
  • Mauricio VILLEDA
    Liberal Party of Honduras / Partido Liberal de Honduras (PLH)

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 8,448,465 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 5,252,665 (May 2013)