ElectionGudie

Nov. 27, 2005 Held

1,833,710
Voted
Honduras

Republic of Honduras

Election for President

Results

46%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,833,710
Valid Votes:1,833,710
Invalid Votes:0

Candidates:

Manuel ZELAYA ROSALES915,075

49.90

Porfirio LOBO SOSA846,493

46.20

Juan ALMENDÃ?REZ BONILLA27,731

1.50

Juan Ramón MART�NEZ25,722

1.40

Carlos SOSA CUELLO18,689

1.00

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Honduras

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 to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Presidential race:

  • Porfirio LOBO SOSA
    • Party: National Party of Honduras / Partido Nacional de Honduras
  • Manuel ZELAYA ROSALES
    • Party: Liberal Party of Honduras / Partido Liberal de Honduras
  • Juan Ramón MARTINEZ
    • Party: Christian Democratic Party of Honduras
  • Juan Angel Almendares BONILLA
    • Party: Democratic Unification Party
  • Carlos Sosa COELLO
    • Party: Party for Innovation and Unity

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.)