Costa Rican municipal elections, 2006

The 2006 Costa Rican local elections were held on December 3, 2006, same year that the previous general elections in February when Costa Rican elected president, vice-presidents, deputies of the Legislative Assembly and municipal councilors. These elections were held to elect cantonal mayors, members of the District Councils of each of the nation’s districts and Intendants of 8 especial autonomous districts and islands.
Then ruling National Liberation Party won most of the seats and mayors with 59 as the seven provincial capitals. Main opposition force Citizens’ Action Party was unable to repeit it success a few months before when almost tied to PLN, while Social Christian Unity Party become the second largest force at municipal level. Libertarian Movement achieved it first ever municipal government. Three local parties were successful in Curridabat, Aguirre and Siquirres.
Results[edit]

Party
President
Mayors

No.
+−

National Liberation
Francisco Antonio Pacheco Fernández
59

Social Christian Unity
Luis Fishman Zonzinski
11
−3

Citizens’ Action
Epsy Campbell Barr
6
+5

Libertarian Movement
Otto Guevara Guth
1
+1

Others

3

See also[edit]

Local government in Costa Rica
List of mayors in Costa Rica

References[edit]

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See also: Elections in the Federal Republic of Central America

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