Who won the 2018 Colombia election?

Who won the 2018 Colombia election?

2018 Colombian presidential election

Nominee Iván Duque Gustavo Petro
Party Democratic Center Humane Colombia
Home state Bogotá Córdoba
Running mate Marta Lucía Ramírez Ángela Robledo
Popular vote 10,398,689 8,040,449

Does Colombia have elections?

Elections in Colombia are regulated and controlled by the National Electoral Council which provides information on elections and election results in for the politics of Colombia. Colombia elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature.

What type of government does Portugal have 2022?

On 26 October 2019, there was established a new Socialist Party (PS) minority government led by Prime Minister António Costa. In the snap election of 2022 the ruling Socialist Party won an outright majority.

How is the president elected in Colombia?

Colombian presidents are elected for four-year terms using a two-round system; if no candidate receives a majority of the vote in the first round, a runoff is held between the top two candidates. The Vice President is elected on the same ticket as the President.

When was Duque elected?

On 27 May 2018, Duque earned the most votes in the first round of the presidential election with over 39% of the vote. Duque was elected President of Colombia on 17 June 2018 after defeating Gustavo Petro 54% to 42% in the second round. He was sworn in on 7 August 2018 at the Bogota’s Bolivar Square.

What is the youngest age to vote in the world?

Voting ages around the world The minimum age is 16 in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Malta, Nicaragua, Scotland and Wales, and the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey (three self-governing British Crown Dependencies). The highest minimum voting age is 21 in several nations.