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2017 Presidential Election
Eleisaun ba Prezidente Republika iha tinan 2017

7 March 2017. Updated 20 April 2017

La'o Hamutuk is publishing information about the Presidential Election here, in order to make them as widely available as possible. We welcome additional materials. Thank you.

Click here for information about the 2017 Parliamentary election.


Schedule and official materials

Materials from La'o Hamutuk

La'o Hamutuk publika informasaun iha ne'e kona ba Eleisaun Prezidensial, atu fahe ba ema hotu. Ami pronto atu simu informasaun tan. Obrigadu.

Hili iha ne'e atu hetan informasaun kona-ba eleisaun Parlamentar tinan 2017.

Dokumentu sira

Kalendáriu no materais ofisias

Materiais husi La'o Hamutuk

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TV program and podcasts

La'o Hamutuk has arranged for one-hour interviews on live television (TVE) with each of the eight Presidential candidates, which are being broadcast live on TVE and live-streamed on Facebook.

Programa televizaun

La’o Hamutuk halo entrevista ho kada kandidatu na’in-ualu ba tranzmisaun direta iha TVE, no mós “livestream” iha Facebook.

Candidate/ KandidatuDate / dataStreaming videoDownload podcast Transcript

António da Conceicào (Kalohan)

7 MarFB

129 MB

Tetum, English
Maria Angela Freitas da Silva9 MarFB (part 2)93 MB, 11 MBTetum
António Maher Lopes (Fatuk Mutin)9 MarFB61 MB 
Amorin Vieira11 MarFB66 MBTetum

José António de Jesus Neves (Samala Rua)

13 MarFB133 MBTetum, English
Francisco Guterres (Lu-Olo)14 MarFB148 MBTetum, English
Luis Alves Tilman16 MarFB138 MB 
José Luis Guterres (Lugu)laiha


71.2% of the 743,150 registered voters cast their ballots on 20 March, and 97.8% of those ballots were valid. Francisco Guterres (Lu-Olo) won with 57% of the vote, and therefore no second round will be required. He will take office on 20 May.

On 3 April, La'o Hamutuk presented a report on its election observation to the electoral authorities and media.


71.2% husi eleitor rejistu na’in 743,150 mai atu vota iha loron 20 Marsu, no 97.8% vota sira ne'e mak válidu. Francisco Guterres (Lu-Olo) manán ho 57%, entaun la presiza segunda ronda. Nia sei hetan tomada da posse iha loron 20 Maiu.

Iha loron 3 Abril, La'o Hamutuk aprezenta Relatóriu Observasaun ba Eleisaun Prezidensiál ba STAE, CNE no media sira.





Antonio Maher Lopes6495908751,0054871,848853440400564367465552439,1021.8%
Francisco Guterres (Lu-Olo)11,65612,69041,94918,67616,28864,49822,02220,06112,99813,49214,37413,97632,054127187295,04857.1%
Amorim Vieira157255369405223559556797188160202231177314,2830.8%
Jose Antonio de Jesus das Neves3245119411,3866772,8952,0502451,1673833423344011611,6632.3%
Jose Luis Guterres4905732,8481,0937482,9749326824904406543541,196152413,5132.6%
Maria Angela Freitas da Silva153255417750258657640166141165289224235304,3530.8%
Luis Alves Tilman5815038546444292,6532,87433438731955661336412211,1252.2%
Antonio da Conceicao9,41412,9419,30818,01810,04830,89922,0496,86915,6597,2837,27614,1483,7457562167,79432.5%



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