ElectionGudie

Feb. 28, 2021 Held

2,616,748
Voted
El Salvador

Republic of El Salvador

Election for Asamblea Legislativa (Salvadorian Legislative Assembly)

Results

Cast Votes:2,616,748
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

New Ideas 46 - 1,430,578

54.67%

New Ideas - Grand Alliance for National Unity 10 - 311,723

11.91%

Nationalist Republican Alliance 9 - 206,328

7.88%

Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front 4 - 180,808

6.91%

Grand Alliance for National Unity 5 - 135,223

5.17%

Nationalist Republican Alliance - Salvadoran Democracy 4 - 99,003

3.78%

National Coalition Party (PCN) 1 - 85,548

3.27%

Our Time 1 - 44,401

1.70%

Christian Democratic Party 1 - 44,379

1.70%

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