Puerto Rican general election, 1992

Puerto Rican general election, 1992
Puerto Rico
November 3, 1992

Nominee Pedro Rosselló Victoria Muñoz Mendoza
Party New Progressive Popular Democratic
Popular vote 938,969 862,989
Percentage 49.9% 45.9%

Governor before election

Rafael Hernández Colón
Popular Democratic

Elected Governor

Pedro Rosselló
New Progressive

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Puerto Rico

General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 3 November 1992.[1] Pedro Rosselló of the New Progressive Party (PNP) was elected Governor, whilst the PNP also won a majority of seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Voter turnout was between 82% and 84%.[2]



Candidate Party Votes %
Pedro RossellóNew Progressive Party938,96949.9
Victoria Muñoz MendozaPopular Democratic Party862,98945.9
Fernando Martín GarcíaPuerto Rican Independence Party79,2194.2
Other candidates695
Invalid/blank votes
Source: Nohlen

Resident Commissioner

Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Romero BarcelóNew Progressive Party908,06748.6
Antonio ColoradoPopular Democratic Party891,17647.9
Victor García San InocencioPuerto Rican Independence Party63,4723.4
Other candidates1,5480.0
Invalid/blank votes
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives

Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Progressive Party860,84346.436+21
Popular Democratic Party728,91939.316-20
Puerto Rican Independence Party262,23514.11-1
Other parties2,3170.10
Invalid/blank votes12,199
Source: Nohlen


Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Progressive Party848,57646.020+12
Popular Democratic Party717,04138.88-10
Puerto Rican Independence Party209,00911.310
Other parties1,7560.10
Invalid/blank votes12,199
Source: Nohlen


  1. Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p552 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. Nohlen, p553
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