Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Elected President of Honduras

The honduran elections held on the last sunday of November as specified in the electoral law, came and went in civic order. Hondurans visted their poll stations in droves and voted for their new public officials. Voter turnout is estimated at over 70%. When Manuel Zelaya was elected president, only 54% of registered voters participated.

The United States hailed the elections and congratulated the Honduran by the orderly and transparent way the elections were handled.

Pepe Lobo (National party) is currently leading with 55% of the vote against 36% of Elvin Santos (Liberal party).

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) will be giving updates on the other levels of governement for which elections were also held. (Mayors and Congressmen)

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