ElectionGudie

July 6, 2003 Held

26,968,371
Voted
Mexico

United Mexican States

Election for Camara de Diputados (Mexican Chamber of Deputies)

Results

40%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:26,968,371
Valid Votes:26,062,416
Invalid Votes:905,955

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Others 9 None

National Action Party 151 - 8,303,417

31.86%

Institutional Revolutionary Party 222 - 6,258,270

23.21%

Party of the Democratic Revolution 95 - 4,747,376

18.22%

*Mexican Green Ecological Party 17 - 1,081,750

4.15%

Labor Party 6 - 645,045

2.48%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 500 seats in the Chamber of Deputies (Camara Federal de Diputados)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Vicente FOX Quesada
  • Head of Government: President Vicente FOX Quesada
  • Assembly: Mexico has a bicameral National Congress (Congreso de la Union) consisting of the Senate (Camara de Senadores) with 128 seats and the Chamber of Deputies (Camara Federal de Diputados) with 500 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 6-year term.
  • In the Senate (Camara de Senadores), 96 members are elected by popular vote to serve 6-year terms and 32 members are allocated by proportional representation to serve 6-year terms. In the Chamber of Deputies (Camara Federal de Diputados), 300 members are elected by direct popular vote to serve 3-year terms and 200 members are allocated through a party-list proportional representation system to serve 3-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Institutional Revolutionary Party / (PRI)
    • Leader: Roberto MADRAZO Pintado
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 208
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 224
  • Party: National Action Party / (PAN)
    • Leader: Luis Felipe BRAVO Mena
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 207
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 151
  • Party: Party of the Democratic Revolution / (PRD)
    • Leader: Rosario ROBLES Berlanga
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 53
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 97
  • Party: Convergence / (CD)
    • Leader: Dante DELGADO Ranauro
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: N/A
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 5
  • Party: *Mexican Green Ecological Party / (PVEM)
    • Leader: Jorge Emilio GONZALEZ Martinez
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 17
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 17
  • Party: Party of the Nationalist Society (PSN)
    • Leader: Gustavo RIOJAS Santana
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 3
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 0
  • Party: Social Alliance Party / (PAS)
    • Leader: Gustavo CALDERON Dominguez
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 2
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 0
  • Party: Workers Party / (PT)
    • Leader: Alberto ANAYA Gutierrez
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: 7
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 6
  • Party: Citizen Strength / (FC)
    • Leader: Jorge ALCOCER Villanueva
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: N/A
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 0
  • Party: Liberal Mexican Party / (PLM)
    • Leader: Salvador ORDAZ Montes de Oca
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: N/A
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 0
  • Party: Possible Mexico Party / (MP)
    • Leader: Patricia MERCADO
    • Seats won in last Chamber of Deputies election: N/A
    • Seats won in this Chamber of Deputies election: 0

Last Legislative election:

  • Mexico had its last presidential and legislative election on July 2, 2000.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 106,888,418 (2003)
  • Registered Voters: 64,710,596 (2003)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 53,796,592 (2003)

·         Is Mexico a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Mexico ratified CEDAW: Yes (23 March 1981)

·         Gender Quota: Yes 

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 113 (Chamber of Deputies); 20 (Senate) (following the 2003 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 74 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

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

·         Has Mexico ratified CRPD: Yes (17 December 2007)

·         Population with a disability: 16,033,262 (est.)