ElectionGudie

March 4, 2018 Held

2,124,528
Voted
El Salvador

Republic of El Salvador

Election for Asamblea Legislativa (Salvadorian Legislative Assembly)

Results

Cast Votes:2,124,528
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) 35 - 854,651

40.23%

Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front 18 - 437,759

20.61%

Grand Alliance for National Unity 10 243267

National Coalition Party (PCN) 8 221801

ARENA/PCN 3 74717

FMLN/CD 3 65027

Christian Democratic Party 2 60016

FMLN/PSD/CD 1 33936

FMLN/PSD 1 32640

PCN/PDC 1 31315

Democratic Change 1 19590

Independent 1 14545

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  •  84 seats in the Asamblea Legislativa (Legislative Assembly)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Salvador SANCHEZ CEREN (since 1 June 2014)
  • Head of Government: President Salvador SANCHEZ CEREN
  • Assembly: El Salvador has a unicameral Asamblea Legislativa (Legislative Assembly) consisting of 84 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • Members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected in multi-seat constituencies and a single nationwide constituency by proportional representation vote to serve 3-year terms.

Main parties in the election:

  • National Republican Alliance (ARENA)
    • Leader: Jorge VELADO
    • Seats won in last election: 32
  • Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN)
    • Leader: Medardo GONZALEZ
    • Seats won in last election: 31
  • Grand Alliance for National Unity (GANA)
    • Leader: Jose Andres ROVIRA Caneles
    • Seats won in last election: 11
  • National Conciliation Party (NCP)
    • Leader: Manuel RODRIGUEZ
    • Seats won in last election: 4

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 6,141,350 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 4,911,672 (2015)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 3,185,578 (July 2015 est.)

·         Is El Salvador a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (14 November 1980)

·         Has El Salvador ratified CEDAW: Yes (19 August 1981)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 27 (32.14%)

·         Human Development Index Position: 116 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is El Salvador a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has El Salvador ratified CRPD: Yes (14 December 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 921,203