Uruguayan General Election 2019 Voting Live

Last Modified: July 17, 2019 at 11:08 am

Uruguayan General Election 2019 Voting Live

Uruguaya General Election Dates 2019

Uruguayan General Election Date: 27 October 2019 

General elections will take place in Uruguay on 27 October 2019. If no presidential candidate receives a majority in the first round of voting, a runoff will take place on 24 November 2019.


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The Electoral system of Uruguay

The President of Uruguay is elected using the two-round system, with a run-off held if no candidate receives 50% of the vote in the first round. The 30 members of the Senate are elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency. The vice president, elected on the same ballot as the president, become president of the Senate, with his vote being determining in case of a tie The 99 members of the Chamber of Representatives are elected by proportional representation in 19 multi-member constituencies based on the departments. Seats are allocated using the highest averages method.

The elections are held using the double simultaneous vote method, whereby voters cast a single vote for the party of their choice for all three of the Presidency, the Senate and the Chamber of Representatives.


Uruguay Parties and leaders

 

Party Name of the Candidate
Broad Front Party Daniel Martínez
National Party Luis Lacalle
Colorado Party Ernesto Talvi

Uruguay past election results 

Party Presidential candidate First-round Second round Seats
Votes % Votes % Chamber +/– Senate +/–
Broad Front Tabaré Vázquez 1,134,187 49.45 1,226,105 56.63 50 0 15 –1
National Party Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou 732,601 31.94 939,074 43.37 32 +2 10 +1
Colorado Party Pedro Bordaberry 305,699 13.33   13 –4 4 –1
Independent Party Pablo Mieres 73,379 3.20 3 +1 1 +1
Popular Unity Gonzalo Abella 26,869 1.17 1 +1 0 0
Partido Ecologista Radical Intransigente César Vega 17,835 0.78 0 New 0 New
Workers' Party Rafael Fernández 3,218 0.14 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 78,329 156,051
Total 2,372,117 100 2,321,230 100 99 0 30 0
Registered voters/turnout 2,620,791 90.51 2,620,791 88.57

 

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