ElectionGudie

Feb. 28, 2021 Confirmed

5,389,017
Registered to Vote
El Salvador

Republic of El Salvador

Election for Asamblea Legislativa (Salvadorian Legislative Assembly)

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  •  84 seats in the Asamblea Legislativa (Legislative Assembly)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Nayib Armando Bukele Ortez (since 1 June 2019)
  • Head of Government: President Nayib Armando Bukele Ortez (since 1 June 2019)
  • 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: Erick Salguero
    • Seats won in last election: 37
  • Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN)
    • Leader: Óscar Ortiz
    • Seats won in last election: 23
  • Grand Alliance for National Unity (GANA)
    • Leader: Andrés Rovira
    • Seats won in last election: 10
  • National Conciliation Party (NCP)
    • Leader: Manuel Rodriguez
    • Seats won in last election: 9
  • Christian Democratic Party (PDC)
    • ​​Leader: Rodolfo Parker
    • Seats won in last election: 3
  • Democratic Change (CD)
    • ​Leader: Douglas Avilés
    • Seats won in last election: 1

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 6,486,205 (2020 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 5,820,462