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Bolivian general election, 2002

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Bolivian general election, 2002

General elections were held in Bolivia on 30 June 2002.[1] As no candidate for the presidency received over 50% of the vote, the National Congress was required to elect a President. Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada was elected with 84 votes to the 43 received by Evo Morales.


Party Presidential candidate Votes % Seats
Chamber +/– Senate +/–
MNRMBL Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada 624,126 22.5 36 +5 11 +6
Movement for Socialism Evo Morales 581,884 20.9 27 New 8 New
New Republican Force Manfred Reyes Villa 581,163 20.9 25 2
MIRFRI Jaime Paz Zamora 453,375 16.3 26 +3 5 –1
Pachakuti Indigenous Movement Felipe Quispe 169,239 6.1 6 New 0 New
UCSFSB Johnny Fernández 153,210 5.5 5 –16 0 –2
Nationalist Democratic Action Ronald MacLean Abaroa 94,386 3.4 4 0
Freedom and Justice Party Alberto Costa 75,522 2.7 0 New 0 New
Socialist Party Rolando Morales 18,162 0.7 1 New 0 New
Citizens' Movement for Change René Blattmann 17,405 0.6 New 0 New
Conscience of Fatherland Nicolás Valdivia 10,336 0.4 0 –19 0 –3
Invalid/blank votes 215,257
Total 2,994,065 100 130 0 27 0
Registered votes/turnout 4,155,055 72.1
Source: Nohlen


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