Guatemala

Presidential 2015


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The election took place in two rounds, on 6 September and 25 October 2015. In the first round results were as follows:

Jimmy Morales (National Convergence Front) 23.85%
Sandra Torres (National Unity of Hope) 19.76%
Manuel Baldizón (Renewed Democratic Liberty) 19.64%
Alejandro Giammattei (Fuerza) 6.45%
Zury Ríos (Vision with Values) 5.89%
Lizardo Sosa (Todos) 5.33%
Mario David García (Patriotic Party) 4.63%
Roberto González Díaz-Durán (CREO–Unionist Party) 3.45%
Mario Estrada (National Change Union) 3.45%
Juan Guillermo Gutiérrez (National Advancement Party) 3.10%
Miguel Ángel Sandoval (Winaq–URNG–MAIZ) 2.11%

A further three candidates each received less than 1% of the vote.

In the second round run-off, which took place on 25 October 2015, Sandra Torres received 32.56% of the vote. Jimmy Morales received 67.44% of the vote and was therefore elected president.

Turnout in the second round was 56.32%

Registered electors: 7,556,873
Votes: 5,390,005
Turnout: 71.33%

Source: Tribunal Supremo Electoral

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