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Encyclopedia > Elections in 2004

This is a list of national elections (sometimes called General or Presidential Elections) that took place around the world in 2004. See also List of elections for the latest election results in each country. This is a description of different aspects of the world in the year 2004. ... ...

Country Date Electee (elected party) Change or return* Other information
Algeria 8 Apr Abdelaziz Bouteflika (coalition including the Islamist Movement for the Society of Peace) Return Algerian presidential election, 2004
Australia 9 Oct John Howard (Liberal Party of Australia) Return Australian legislative election, 2004
Canada 28 June Paul Martin (Liberal Party of Canada) Return Canadian federal election, 2004
India 13 May Dr. Manmohan Singh (United Progressive Alliance) Change Indian general elections, 2004
Ireland 22 Oct Mary McAleese (Fianna Fáil) Return Irish presidential election, 2004
Romania 28 Nov & 12 Dec Traian Băsescu (Justice & Truth alliance) Change 12 candidates contested the original elections. None received more than 50% of the vote so a run-off was held between the two leading candidates.
Spain 14 Mar José Zapatero (Spanish Socialist Workers' Party) Change Spanish legislative election, 2004

The ruling party, the People's Party, are said to have lost the elections partly due to the effect on the nation of the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks. Abdelaziz Bouteflika (عبجد العزيز بوتفليقة) (born March 2, 1937) is the president of Algeria (since 1999). ... Presidential elections were held in Algeria on April 8, 2004. ... John Winston Howard (born July 26, 1939), is an Australian politician and the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, coming to office on March 11, 1996 and winning re-election in 1998, 2001 and 2004. ... The Liberal Party of Australia is an Australian liberal conservative political party. ... Legislative elections were held in Australia on 9 October 2004. ... The Right Honourable Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC, MP, (born August 28, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario) is the Prime Minister of Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Manmohan Singh (ਮਨਮੋਹਨ ਸਿੰਘ in Gurmukhi) (born September 26, 1932 in Gah, West Punjab -- now in Pakistan -- is the fourteenth prime minister of India. ... United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is the present ruling coalition of political parties in India. ... Legislative elections were held in India, the worlds largest democracy, in four phases between April 20 and May 10, 2004. ... Mary Patricia McAleese (born 27 June 1951) is the eighth, and current, President of Ireland. ... Fianna Fáil - The Republican Party (IPA ; English translation: Soldiers of Destiny) is the largest political party in Ireland. ... The date for Irelands presidential election was set for 22 October 2004. ... Term of office: April 17, 2004 – present Preceded by: José María Aznar Succeeded by: incumbent Date of birth: August 4, 1960 Place of birth: Valladolid First Lady: Sonsoles Espinosa Political party: PSOE José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero (born August 4, 1960) is the Prime Minister of Spain. ... The Spanish Socialist Workers Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español or PSOE) is one of the main parties of Spain. ... Map of Spains electoral circumscriptions, and the parties leading in each circumscription in the election for the Congress of Deputies Legislative elections were held in Spain on March 14, 2004. ... The 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks (also known as 11/3, 3/11, M-11 and 11-M) were a series of coordinated terrorist bombings against the commuter train system of Madrid, Spain on the morning of 11 March 2004, which killed 191 people and wounded more than 1,800. ...

Taiwan 20 Mar Chen Shui-bian (Democratic Progressive Party) Return ROC presidential election, 2004
United States 2 Nov George W. Bush (Republican) Return U.S. presidential election, 2004
Ukraine 31 Oct & 26 Dec Viktor Yushchenko (Our Ukraine) Change Ukrainian presidential election, 2004

The second part of the election, the runoff between the two most popular candidates from the first round, was originally run on 21 Nov, but the result was later dismissed by the Ukrainian Supreme Court due to alegations of fraud on behalf of then-Prime Minister and victor of that election, Viktor Yanukovych. Chen Shui-bian, President of the Republic of China Chen Shui-bian (ch. ... Democratic Progressive Party Emblem The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) (Chinese: 民主進步黨; abbrev. ... Elections for the President and Vice President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) were held on March 20, 2004. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is a politician and the 43rd and current president of the United States. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Андрійович Ющенко) (born 23 February 1954) is the president of Ukraine. ... The presidential election held in November and December 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. ... Viktor Yanukovych Campaign Poster 2004 Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Russian: Виктор Федорович Янукович, Ukrainan:Янукович Віктор Федорович 1) (born July 9, 1950 in Yenakiieve, Donetska oblast) was Prime Minister of Ukraine from November 21, 2002 to December 31, 2004 and current leader of Ukrainian Party of Regions. ...

  • 'Change' indicates the election of an opposition party; 'Return' indicates re-election of a ruling party.

  Results from FactBites:
U.S. presidential election, 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5936 words)
The 2004 election was the first to be affected by the campaign finance reforms mandated by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (also known as the McCain-Feingold Bill for its sponsors in the United States Senate).
Election watchers and political analysts forecast a number of contested election results in a manner similar to the Florida voting recount of 2000.
Although the overall result of the election was not challenged by the Kerry campaign, third-party presidential candidates David Cobb and Michael Badnarik obtained a recount in Ohio.
Australian legislative election, 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4580 words)
This large election billboard by the Liberal Party was an example of an attack ad directed against Mark Latham's economic management credentials, and typical of many used during the campaign.
The election result was a triumph for Howard, who in December 2004 became Australia's second-longest serving Prime Minister, and who saw the election result as a vindication of his policies, particularly his decision to join in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
This was born out in the election results when the Liberal first preference vote of 40.5 per cent was 3.4 percentage points higher than in 2001, while Labor’s first preference vote of 37.6 per cent was its lowest vote since the elections of 1931 and 1934 [13].
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