An election took place on 9 January 2005.
|Mahmoud Abbas (Fatah or Liberation Movement of Palestine)||62.52%|
|Mustafa Barghouti (Independent)||19.48%|
|Taysir Khald (Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine)||3.35%|
|Abdel Halim al-Ashqar (Independent)||2.76%|
|Bassam al-Salhi (Palestinian People’s Party )||2.67%|
|Sayyid Barakah (Independent)||1.30%|
|Abdel Karim Shubeir (Independent)||0.71%|