2003 Mexican legislative election

Legislative elections were held in Mexico on 6 July 2003.[1] Although the National Action Party received the most votes, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 224 of the 500 seats.[2] Voter turnout was only 41%.[3]

President Vicente Fox voting for the 2003 elections

ResultsEdit

 
PartyParty-listConstituencyTotal
seats
+/–
Votes%SeatsVotes%Seats
National Action Party8,219,64931.81718,189,69931.8080151–56
Institutional Revolutionary Party6,196,17123.98636,166,35823.94161224+16
Party of the Democratic Revolution4,707,00918.22414,694,36518.235697+44
Alliance for All Coalition3,637,68514.0803,637,68514.1200New
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico1,068,7214.14141,063,7414.133170
Labor Party642,2902.496640,7242.4906–1
Convergence for Democracy605,1562.345602,3922.3405+1
México Posible243,3610.940242,2800.9400New
Social Alliance Party198,0750.770197,4880.7700–2
Citizen Force Party124,0220.480123,4990.4800New
Mexican Liberal Party108,8440.420108,3770.4200New
Party of the Nationalist Society72,2670.28072,0290.2800–3
Non-registered candidates16,4470.06016,3590.06000
Total25,839,697100.0020025,754,996100.003005000
Valid votes25,839,69796.6425,754,99696.64
Invalid/blank votes899,2273.36896,6493.36
Total votes26,738,924100.0026,651,645100.00
Registered voters/turnout64,710,59641.3264,710,59641.19
Source: Nohlen, Federal Election Institute, Country Profile: Mexico[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mexico: Elections held in 2003 Inter-Parliamentary Union
  2. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, pp464–470 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  3. ^ Nohlen, p455
  4. ^ Country Profile: Mexico, 2004, p8