Elections in Honduras
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Elections in Honduras

Honduras National Congress has 128 members (diputados); they serve four-year terms.

Honduras elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The President of Honduras is elected for a four-year term by the people by a simple majority of valid votes (nulls and blanks excluded). The unicameral National Congress (Congreso Nacional) has 128 members (diputados), elected for four-year term by proportional representation to represent the country's various departments. Honduras' presidential elections are held on the last Sunday of November of the election year.

Honduras has a multi-party system, but used to have a two-party system, which means that there were two dominant political parties: the Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) and the National Party of Honduras (PNH). Ahead of the 2013 general election various new parties emerged as contenders for power and influence. Elections in Honduras gives information on elections and election results in the Honduras.

Primary elections of Honduras

Primary elections in Honduras, are mechanisms by means of which the political parties of the country choose their presidential candidates, held during the third year in office of the current government. These primary elections are not compulsory, nor paid for by the state The electoral high court of Honduras regulates this process, and the National Register of the People is an organism of support that gives legitimacy to the electoral process.

General elections of Honduras

General elections in Honduras are held during the fourth year in office of the government, some months before finalising his mandate and a year after the primary elections that chose the presidential candidates of each political party. In them they renewed the headlines of the charges of popular election of the Republic of Honduras.

Schedule

Election

Position 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2017
Type Presidential (November)
National Congress (November)
Gubernatorial (November)
None Presidential (November)
National Congress (November)
Gubernatorial (November)
Central American Parliament(November)
Presidential (November)
National Congress (November)
Central American Parliament(November)
Mayoral (November)
President and
vice president
President and vice president None President and vice president President and vice president
National Congress All seats None All seats All seats
Provinces, cities and municipalities All positions None All positions All positions
Central American Parliament All seats None All seats All seats

Inauguration

Position 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2018
Type Presidential (January)
National Congress (January)
Gubernatorial (January)
None Presidential (January)
National Congress (January)
Gubernatorial (January)
Central American Parliament (January)
Presidential (January)
National Congress (January)
Central American Parliament (January)
Mayoral (January)
President and
vice president
27 January None 27 January 27 January
National Congress 27 January None 27 January 27 January
Provinces, cities and municipalities 27 January None 27 January 27 January
Central American Parliament 27 January None 27 January 27 January

Recent elections

2005 Presidential election

2009 Presidential and parliamentary elections

Disputed in the wake of the 2009 Honduran constitutional crisis

2013 Presidential and parliamentary elections

2017 Presidential and parliamentary elections

See also

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