1992 Puerto Rican general election

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Puerto Rican general election, 1992

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Nominee Pedro Rosselló Victoria Muñoz Mendoza
Party New Progressive Popular Democratic
Popular vote 938,969 862,989
Percentage 49.9% 45.9%

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Election results map. Blue denotes municipalities won by Rosselló, and red denotes those won by Mendoza.

Governor before election

Rafael Hernández Colón
Popular Democratic

Elected Governor

Pedro Rosselló
New Progressive

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General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 3 November 1992.[1] Pedro Rosselló of the New Progressive Party (PNP) was elected Governor, whilst the PNP also won a majority of seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Voter turnout was between 82% and 84%.[2]

Results[edit]

Governor[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Pedro Rosselló New Progressive Party 938,969 49.9
Victoria Muñoz Mendoza Popular Democratic Party 862,989 45.9
Fernando Martín García Puerto Rican Independence Party 79,219 4.2
Other candidates 695
Invalid/blank votes
Total 1,881,372 100
Source: Nohlen

Resident Commissioner[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Romero Barceló New Progressive Party 908,067 48.6
Antonio Colorado Popular Democratic Party 891,176 47.9
Victor García San Inocencio Puerto Rican Independence Party 63,472 3.4
Other candidates 1,548 0.0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 1,860,263 100
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Progressive Party 860,843 46.4 36 +21
Popular Democratic Party 728,919 39.3 16 -20
Puerto Rican Independence Party 262,235 14.1 1 -1
Other parties 2,317 0.1 0
Invalid/blank votes 12,199
Total 1,866,513 100 53 0
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Progressive Party 848,576 46.0 20 +12
Popular Democratic Party 717,041 38.8 8 -10
Puerto Rican Independence Party 209,009 11.3 1 0
Other parties 1,756 0.1 0
Independents 70,189 3.8 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 12,199
Total 1,858,770 100 29 +2
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p552 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p553