El Salvador 2009: Final

The TSE has released final results of the Salvadoran presidential election and data by department. The TSE reports approximately 62% turnout.

Mauricio Funes/Salvador Sánchez Cerén (FMLN) 51.32%
Rodrigo Ávila/Arturo Zablah (ARENA) 48.68%

The map looks like this. Funes won only 6 departments, while Ávila won 8. However, Funes won the most populous department, San Salvador, where 830k votes were cast, with 54.53%.


On another note, Funes has stated that he looks forward to working with President Barack Obama and the United States has stated the same thing.

Posted on March 19, 2009, in El Salvador. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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