2003 Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico primaries Article

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Popular Democratic Party primaries, 2003

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The 2003 Popular Democratic Party primaries were the primary elections by which voters of the Popular Democratic Party (PPD) chose its nominees for various political offices of Puerto Rico for the 2004 general elections. They were held on November 9, 2003. Incumbent Resident Commissioner Aníbal Acevedo Vilá faced no opposition for his candidacy, making him the official candidate for the elections.

Candidates

Senate

At-large

District

The Popular Democratic Party held primaries on only 6 of the 8 senatorial districts.

House of Representatives

At-large

District

The Popular Democratic Party held primaries on 22 of the 40 representative districts.

Mayors

The Popular Democratic Party held primaries on 19 of 78 municipalities.

Results

Senate

At-large

Candidate Popular vote Percentage
Juan Eugenio Hernández Mayoral 226,300 16.65%
Sila Mari González Calderón 219,748 16.17
Antonio Fas Alzamora 198,237 14.58
Velda González de Modestti 160,883 11.84
Eudaldo Báez Galib 154,600 11.37
Severo Colberg Toro 135,579 9.97
Armandito Torres 107,438 7.90
Sergio Peña Clos 96,860 7.13
Alfredo Freddy López 53,246 3.92
Others 6,416 0.47

House of Representatives

At-large

Candidate Popular vote Percentage
Ferdinand Pérez 221,216 17.05%
Jorge Colberg Toro 202,013 15.57
Héctor Ferrer 197,048 15.18
Carlos Vizcarrondo Irizarry 195,505 15.06
Julia Torres 186,459 14.37
José Eligio Vélez 153,317 11.81
Luis Vega Ramos 133,520 10.29
Others 8,747 0.67

See also

References