Nicaragua: Parliament elections, 75 out of 90 seats to Sandinistas

MANAGUA, 09 NOV – President Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) won 75 of the 90 seats in Nicaragua’s parliament in Sunday’s elections. The official newspaper La Voz del Sandinismo writes it today. Citing the second bulletin on the poll of the votes of the Supreme Electoral Council (Cse), the newspaper states that on the basis of 93.6% of the seats, the FSLN obtained 75 seats in the Parliament that takes office on 10 January 2022. The Liberal Constitutionalist Party , for its part, has collected ten seats, while the remaining five go to four other smaller parties. The president of the CSE, Brenda Rocha, also indicated that the Sandinistas have also secured 15 of the 20 Nicaraguan seats in the Central American Parliament (Parlacen). It must be remembered that in Sunday’s elections, criticized by many countries, President Ortega was reconfirmed in power for a new five-year period with 75.92% of the votes. (HANDLE).

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