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Chamber of Deputies

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections

Background

Election date(s) The date when elections started and ended for directly or indirectly elected parliaments/chambers. The date of appointments for appointed parliaments/chambers.
01.07.2018
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature Date at which the previous legislature (elected at the previous elections) was dissolved.
31.08.2018
Timing of election Timing of election: Upon normal expiry; Early elections; Delayed elections
Upon normal expiry
Expected date of next elections The expected date at which the next elections should take place, based on law or practice.
30.06.2024
Number of seats at stake Number of seats contested at the elections. Where the parliament/chamber is fully renewed, this number is usually identical to the statutory number of members. Where the parliament/chamber is partially renewed or appointed, the number of seats at stake is usually less than the total number of members.
500
Scope of elections Scope of elections: Full renewal; Partial renewal.
Full renewal

Voter turnout

Registration Number of people registered to vote
89,069,718
Votes Number of people who actually voted
55,967,433
Voter turnout The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of people who actually voted by the number of people registered to vote
62.84%

Results

About the election Short description of the context and results of the election.
The National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), founded by former Mexico City Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador, became the largest force in both chambers of the Congress, taking 255 seats in the 500-member Chamber of Deputies and 58 seats in the 128-member Senate. The National Action Party (PAN, which nominated Mr. Ricardo Anaya as its presidential candidate) became the second largest force in both chambers. Mr. Obrador (MORENA) won the presidential elections held in parallel with the parliamentary polls, campaigning on anti-corruption and reforms. On 1 December, Mr. Obrador was sworn in as the new President.

The 2018 elections, held for a total of 3,400 posts at different levels of the State, were marred by violence. Over 110 candidates had been murdered since the election process began in September 2017.
Number of parties winning seats The number of parties which won parliamentary representation in the given election.
8
Percentage of seats won by largest party or coalition The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of seats won by the largest party by the number of seats at stake in the election.
51%
Number of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
8
Names of parties in government The government may be formed by one or more political parties
National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), National Action Party (PAN), Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Citizens' Movement (MC), Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), Workers’ Party (PT), Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM), Social Encounter Party (PES)
Parties or coalitions winning seats
Political groups winning seats breakdown
Political group Total
National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) 255
National Action Party (PAN) 79
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) 47
Social Encounter Party (PES) 30
Workers’ Party (PT) 28
Citizens' Movement (MC) 28
Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) 20
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico (PVEM) 11
Independents 2
Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
259
Number of women elected
241
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
48.2%
Sources
Chamber of Deputies (31.08.2018, 11.10.2018)
AFP
BBC
CNN
https://www.pri.org
Women Directly Elected
241

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
259
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
241
Date of the first session The date when the newly elected parliament/chamber was convened for the first time. It may be different from the date when members were sworn in.
01.09.2018
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Porfirio Muñoz Ledo (Male)
Political party
National Regeneration Movement (MORENA)
Date of election
01.09.2018