Elections in East Timor

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East Timor elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The National Parliament (Parlamenta Nacional) has 65 members.

Schedule[edit]

Position 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Type Presidential (March&April)
National Parliament (July)
None Presidential (March&April)
National Parliament (July)
President President None President
National Assembly All seats None All seats
Provinces, cities and municipalities All seats None All seats

Latest elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 17 March and 16 April 2012 East Timorese presidential election results
Candidates Parties 1st round 2nd round
Votes % Votes %
Taur Matan Ruak Independent (supported by CNRT) 119,462 25.71 275,471 61.23
Francisco Guterres FRETILIN 133,635 28.76 174,408 38.77
José Ramos-Horta Independent 81,231 17.48  
Fernando de Araújo Democratic Party 80,381 17.30
Rogério Lobato Independent, member of FRETILIN 16,219 3.49
José Luís Guterres Frenti-Mudança 9,235 1.99
Manuel Tilman KOTA 7,226 1.56
Abílio Araújo PNT 6,294 1.35
Lucas da Costa Independent, member of Democratic Party 3,862 0.83
Francisco Gomes PLPA 3,531 0.76
María do Céu Independent 1,843 0.40
Angelita Pires Independent 1,742 0.37
Valid votes 464,661 94.84 449,879 98.08
Invalid votes 18,788 3.83 6,801 1.48
Blank votes 6,484 1.32 2,023 0.44
Total votes (turnout 78.20%/73.12%) 489,933 100.00 458,703 100.00
Source: CNE, CNE


e • d Summary of the 30 June 2007 East Timorese parliamentary election results
Parties Votes % Seats
Fretilin (Frente Revolucionária do Timor-Leste Independente) 120,592 29.02 21
National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (Congresso Nacional da Reconstrução Timorense) 100,175 24.10 18
PSD–ASDT
65,358 15.73 11
Democratic Party (Partido Democrático) 46,946 11.30 8
National Unity Party (Partido Unidade Nacional) 18,896 4.55 3
Democratic Alliance (Aliança Democratica)
13,294 3.20 2
National Unity of Timorese Resistance (União Nacional Democrática de Resistência Timorense) 13,247 3.19 2
Timorese Nationalist Party (Partido Nasionalista Timorense) 10,057 2.42 0
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Party (Partido Democratika Republica de Timor) 7,718 1.86 0
Republican Party (Partidu Republikanu) 4,408 1.06 0
Christian Democratic Party (Partido Democrata Cristão) 4,300 1.03 0
Socialist Party of Timor (Partido Socialista de Timor) 3,982 0.96 0
Timorese Democratic Union (União Democrática Timorense) 3,753 0.90 0
Millennium Democratic Party (Partido Milénio Democrático) 2,878 0.69 0
Total (turnout 80.5%) 415,604 100.00 65
Source: CNE

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