East Timor

Presidential 2007


Published

Elections took place in two rounds. In the first round which took place on 9 April 2007, results were as follows:

Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo (Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor, FRETILIN) 27.89%
José Ramos Horta (Independent) 21.81%
Fernardo Lasama de Araújo (Democratic Party, PD) 19.18%
Francisco Xavier do Amaral (Timorese Social Democratic Association, ASDT) 14.39%
Lúcia Maria B.F. Lobato (Social Democratic Party, PSD) 8.86%
Manuel Tilman (Association of Timorese Heroes, KOTA) 4.09%
Avelino Maria Coelho da Silva (Socialist Party of Timor, PST) 2.06%
João Viegas Carrascalão (Timorese Democratic Union, UDT) 1.72%

Registered electors: 522,933
Votes: 427,198
Turnout: 81.69%

In the second round which took place on 9 May 2007, Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo received 30.82% of the vote and Jose Ramos Horta received 69.18% and was therefore elected President. Turnout in the second round was 81%.

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