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1992 Guyanese general election

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65 seats in the National Assembly
33 seats needed for a majority
Registered384,195
Turnout308,842 (88.70%)
  First party Second party
 
Leader Cheddi Jagan Desmond Hoyte
Party PPP PNC
Leader since 1 January 1950 6 August 1985
Seats won
28 / 53
23 / 53
Seat change 20 19
Popular vote 162,058 128,286
Percentage 53.45% 42.31%

Results by district

President before election

Desmond Hoyte
PNC

Elected President

Cheddi Jagan
PPP

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Guyana
Constitution
 Guyana portal

General elections were held in Guyana on 5 October 1992.[1] They were the first free and fair elections since 1964.[2] The People's Progressive Party ended the People's National Congress' 28-year rule, winning 28 of the 53 seats and 53.5% of the vote. Voter turnout was 80.4%.[1]

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Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Progressive Party 162,058 53.5 28 +20
People's National Congress 128,286 42.3 23 –19
Working People's Alliance 6,086 2.0 1 0
United Force 3,183 1.0 1 –1
Democratic Labour Movement 1,557 0.5 0 0
United Republican Party 1,343 0.4 0 New
People's Democratic Movement 270 0.1 0 New
Union of Guyanese International 134 0.0 0 New
National Republican Party 114 0.0 0 New
United Workers Party 77 0.0 0 New
National Democratic Front 68 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 5,666
Total 308,852 100 53 0
Registered voters/turnout 348,195 88.7
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p363 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p357
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