Nov. 27, 2005 Held


Republic of Honduras

Election for Congreso Nacional (Honduran National Congress)


Cast Votes:1,833,710
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None


Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Liberal Party 62 None

National Party of Honduras 55 None

Democratic Unification Party 5 None

Christian Democratic Party of Honduras 4 None

Party for Innovation and Unity 2 None

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 128 seats in the National Congress (Congreso Nacional)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ricardo (Joest) MADURO
  • Head of Government: President Ricardo (Joest) MADURO
  • 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 by direct vote.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Christian Democratic Party of Honduras / Partido Demócrata Cristiano de Honduras (DC)
  • Liberal Party
  • National Party
  • Party of Democratic Unification
  • Innovation and Unity Party

Population and Registered Voters:

  • Population: 6,880,181 (2005)
  • Registered Voters: 3,988,605 (2005)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 3,440,569 (2005)

·         Is Honduras a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (11 June 1980)

·         Has Honduras ratified CEDAW: Yes (3 March 1983)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 30 (following the 2005 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 131 (2014)

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

Disability Data:

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

·         Has Honduras ratified CRPD: Yes (14 April 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 1,032,027 (est.)