Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership

FEMALE CANDIDATES 
FOR VICE-PRESIDENT
FROM 2000

This is a list of women who stood for the post of vice-President without being elected. Listed are also current candidates, who, if they get elected will be moved to the Vice-Presidents page


2000 Beatriz Merino Lucero, Perú
Senator 1990-92, Member of the Congress 1995-2000 and Superintendent of the National Tax Administration 2000-03 and President of the Council of Ministers in 2003. (b. 1949-).


2000 Elvira de la Puente Haya de la Torre, Perú
Two other female would-be candidates,
Concepción Muñoz Delgado and Juana Natividad Avelaneda, had their candidatures rejected by the Election Committee because their respective presidential candidates did not collect the required number of signatures.


2000 Graziela Fernández Barca, Perú


2000 Virtudes Álvarez, The Dominican Republic
Milagros Ortiz Bosch vas elected vice-President


2000 Jennifer Geerlings-Simons, Suriname
Withdrew her candidature because the preidential candidate of her party, The Millennium Combinatie, lost the elections in the Parliament.


2000 Chu Hui-liang, Taiwan
Josephine Chu was the running mate of Hsu Hsin-liang - independent candidate. They received 0.6% votes (4 Place).


2000 Ezola Foster, United States of America
Running mate of the extreme rightwing Pat Buchanan of the Reform party. A black woman, she is rightwing herself.


2000 Sabrina R. Allen, United States of America
The candidate for President on their independent ticket was Cathy Gordon Brown


2000 Mary Cal Hollis, United States of America
Presidential Candidate for the Socialist Party's in 1996.


2000 Margaret Trowe, United States of America
For the
Socialist Workers Party.


2001 Maria Fernanda Mendoza del Solar, Perú


2001 Rosa Alicia Guzmán Ganoza, Perú


2001 Mará Sequeiros Montesinos, Perú


2001 Mirta Edith Ortis Tasson, Perú


2001 Juana Elizabeth Sánchez Azalde, Peru


2001 Consuelo Sequeira González, Nicaragua
Candidate for Partido Conservador


2001 Neli Kuckova, Bulgaria
Running mate of incumbent President Stoyanov, who kost his bid for reelection against all expectations.


2002 Sandra Piszk Feinzilber, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of second vice-president, but her party came second in the second round of voting. 1986-88 Vice-Minister of Planning and Economic Politics and 1988-90 of Economy, Industry and Commerce MP 1994-97 and 1997-2001 Ombudsman, 2001/02 Presidential Candidate in the liberal party primaries.


2002 Otilia Chacón Chacón, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of Second Vice-President for Movimiento Libertario. She was Public Servant 1994-2001, Honorary Consul of the Netherlands in Limón, where she has probably also been governor. The elections will be held in March.


2002 Sadie Bravo, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Acción Ciudadana


2002 Ana Lucía Quesada Gómez, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Alianza Nacional Cristiana


2002 Vilma Cecilia Soto Alvarado, Costa Rica
She was candidate for 1st. Vice-President of Alianza Nacional Cristiana


2002 and 2006 Anabel Artavia Montero, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Fuerza Democrática.
In 2006 for second Vice-President.


2002 Marjorie Santamaría Monge, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Fuerza Democrática


2002 Kismeth Cubero Moya, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Independiente Obrero
 


2002 2nd. Vice-President Elizabeth Delgado Alvarado, Costa Rica
She was candidate for Integración Nacional
 


2002 María Eugenia Hidalgo Cubero, Costa Rica
Candidate Candidate for the post of 2nd. Vice-President for Renovación Costarricense.
 


2002 Nora Lisbeth Fallas Solano, Costa Rica
Candidate Candidate for the post of 2nd. Vice-President for Rescate Nacional


2002 Ana María Corrales Solís, Costa Rica
Candidate Candidate for the post of 2nd. Vice-President for Unión General


2002 Mercedes Garro Gómez, Costa Rica
Candidate Candidate for the post of 2nd. Vice-President for Coalición Cambio 2000.


2002 Ligia María Arias Rodríguez, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1st. Vice-President


2002 Ligia Paniagua Obando, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1st. Vice-President


2002 Ligia Paniagua Obando, Costa Rica
C
andidate for the post of first Vice-President for Renovación Costarricense.


2002 Clara Rojas, Colombia
Running-mate of Íngrid Betancourt of Partido Verde Oxígeno. They both disappeared during the election campaign taken prisoners by a leftwing guerilla.


2002 Vera Grabe Lewenberg, Colombia
For Polo Democráticoa.


2002 Satta Kimba Amara, Sierra Leone
 


2002 Esperanza Huanca Poma de Flores, Bolivia
For Concience de Patria (b. 1962-)


2002 Ximena Alejandra Prudencio Bilbao de Jordán, Bolivia
For Libertad y Justicia (b. 1958-)


2002 Esther Balboa Bustamante Rochan, Bolivia 
For Movimento indigina Pachakuti. Since 2002 Vice-Minister of Education. (b. 1959-).


2002 Marlene Fernandez del Granado, Bolivia
For Unidad Civica Solidaridad (b. 1962-)
.


2002 Eva María García Fabre, Ecuador


2002 Gloria Ana Gallardo Zavala, Ecuador


2002 María Dolores Padilla Chiriboga, Ecuador


2002 Rita de Cássia Paste Camata, Brazil
Running-mate of the candidate of the former government, Health Minister José Serra. (b. 1961-).


2002 Dayse Oliveira Gomes, Brazil


2002 Deborah Salaam, Sierra Leone
Running mate of Zainab Hawa Bangura


2002 Satta Kumba Amara, Sierra Leone



2002 Haja Memunatu Conteh, Sierra Leone
Running mate of one of the major candidates, Musselman Karefa-Smart
 


2003 Hajiya Asmau, Nigeria


2003 Hajia Maira Baturiya Habib, Nigeria


2003 Asmau Aliyu Mohammed, Nigeria


2003 Maimunatu Lata Tombai, Nigeria


2003 Adela Rosa Morales, Argentina


2003 Liliana Beatriz Ambrosio, Argentina


2003 Elisa Fabiana Perié Bessone de Maldonaldo, Argentina


2003 and 2007 Maritza Ruiz de Vielman, Guatemala
Foreign Minister 1994-95.
 


2003 María Elena Arújo Mora, Paraguay


2003 Anunciación Aurora Montiel de Riquelme, Paraguay



2003 María Angélica Cano Radil
,
Paraguay, Paraguay


2004 Medea Susan Benjamin, United States of America
Green Party. She will be the running-mate of Cynthia
McKinney


2004 Ana Cristina Sol Midence, El Salvador
Ambassador France, Belgium, Portugal, EU and UNESCO
In 1989-93, Government Commissioner for State Modernization 1997-99 and Ambassador to USA 1993-97. Candidate for the CDU-PDC-coalition. (b. 1945-).


2004 Silvia Agüello, El Salvador


2004 and 2010 Loren Legarda Leviste, Philippines
Senator since 1998 and Majority Leader in the Senate since 2001. She is the first woman ever elected as Senate Majority Leader in the history of  Philippine Congress.
The first time she was the running mate of the film idol Fernando Poe, who died in december 2004.


2004 Marwah Daud Ibrahim, Indonesia
Put her name forward as Presidential Candidate for the party but instead became the running-mate of Abdurrahman Wahid. Until 2004 Deputy Leader of the Golkar Party.


2004 Roxana Méndez De Obarrio, Panama
Candidate for the Post of 2nd Vice-President for the
Partido Cambio Democrático


2004 Migdalia Milagros Ventura, Dominican Republic
For Partido Revolucionario Independiente)


2004 Mari'a de los Ángeles Villamá, Dominican Republic
For Alianza Social Dominicana


2004 Maribel Altagracia García Reyes, Dominican Republic
For Partido Democrático Popular


2004 María de la Concepción Valera Regús, Dominican Republic
For Partido de la Auténtica Democracia


2004 Mary Alice Herbert, USA
Socialist Party. (b. 1936-)


2004 Teresa Gutierrez, USA
Workers World Party candidate.


2004 Marylin Chambers, USA
Personal Choice Party candidate. She lived (1952-2009).


2004 Pat LaMarche, USA
Green Party candidate


2004 Janice Jordan, USA
Peace and Freedom Party 


2004 Arrin Hawkins, USA
Socialist Workers Party. Becausse Arrin is too young to be eligble, the party named Margaret Trowe as Alternative (Surrogate) Candidate in the states that would not allow Arrin  - and the Presidential Candidate who is not born in the USA and therefore also cannot be elected - on the ballot. 


2004 Irene M. Deasy, USA
Independent, write-in candidate. 


2004 Jennifer Ryan, USA
Independent, write-in candidate. 


2004 Shafiqa Habibi, Afganistan
A veteran journalist, she was the Candidate for First-President of Abdul Rashid Dostum


2004 Nilab Mobarez, Afghanistan
Vice-Presidential candidate on the ticket of Humayon Shah Asifi, a Pashtun leader and brother-in-law of former King Zahir Shah


2004 and 2010 Loren Legarda Leviste, Philippines
Senator since 1998 and Majority Leader in the Senate since 2001. She is the first woman ever elected as Senate Majority Leader in the history of Philippine Congress. She was the running mate of the film idol Fernando Poe, who died in december 2004, and had she been elected Vice-President, she would have taken over the post of President.


2004 María Luisa Suárez, Uruguay
For Partido de los Trabajadores. 


2004 Mary Clara Makungwa, Malawi
Candidate for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), she is the vice president of the National Democratic Alliance.


2004  Mirta Ducuing, Uruguay
For Partido Intransigente.


2005 Berenice Cordero Molina, Ecuador
After the previous president was deposed and the Vice-President became Head of State the Parliament elected a successor for the remaning 2-year periord. Berenice was one of the three candidates.


2005 Mae Montaño Valencia, Ecuador
It is stipulated in the Ecuadorian constitution that there must be three candidates for the Parlament to chose between. The government put forward three names, two women and a man, the latter was their favoured candidate and he was elected with a large margin.


2005 Rukia Omar Kiota, Tanzania
Vice-Chairperson of The Labour Party from 2005.


2005 Naila Majid Jidawi, Tanzania


2005 Anna Valerian Komu, Tanzania
Candidate for the Chadema Party.2005


2005 Naila Jidawi, Tanzania
In 2000 she was barred from running as President of Zanzibar.
 


2005 Maria Luisa Bojas Vasquez, Honduras
A Police-officer for 25 years, she was the candidate for
Partito Unificacion Democratica
 


2005 Olga Marina Morales de Galindo, Honduras
Candidate of the PINU-SD.


2005 Anna Maria Diaz Bourdeth, Honduras
Partito Democrata Cristiano. Three of five candidates had chosen female running mates, only not the two parties with a chance of winning; the Nationalists and Liberals.


2005 Amelia Ward, Liberia
Minister of Panning and Economy 1991-95
, 1998-2001 and 2001-02,
Minister of Commerce and Industry
1999-2001 Sometime Chair of the Planning and Development Committee in the Episcopal Church of Liberia. Widow and mother of 4 children.
 
 


2005 Parleh D. Harris, Liberia
Civil Servant in the Gender Affairs Ministry and former Senatorial Candidate.
 


2005 María Reneé Duchén Cuéllar, Bolivia
Journalist and Communication Director in various companies.
 

 
2005 Camila Choqueticlla, Bolivia
Her surname is also written Choquetijlla. (b. 1955-).
 

2005 Irma Encinas, Bolivia
Agricultural worker. (b. 1969-).


2006 Laura Chinchilla Miranda, Costa Rica
Successful candidate of the Partido Liberación Nacional for the post of first Vice-president, 1994-96 Vice-Minister of Security, 1996-98 Minister of Public Security, Interior and Police.


2006 Epsy Campbell Barr, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of first Vice-president, from 2005 President of the Partido Acción Ciudadana and 2003-05 Leader of the parliamentary Faction. All 14 presidential candidates were male.


2006 Marita González Vega, Costa Rica
Candidate of the Partido Acción Ciudadana for the post of second
Vice-president. The party's presidential candidate was narrowly beaten after all the votes had been recounted. (b. 1938-).


2006 Lilliana Salas Salazar, Costa Rica
Candidate of the Partido de Unidad Socialcristiana.


2006 Ana Gabriela Alfaro, Costa Rica
Candidate of the Movimiento Libertario for the post of second
Vice-president.



2006 Emilia Maria Rodriguez Arias, Costa Rica

Candidate of the Alianza Democrática Nacional for the post of first
Vice-president. 
 


2006 Elena Isabel Alonso Quesada, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Integración Nacional.


2006 Nazira Maria Cheves Aguilar, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Patria Primero.


2006 Floribeth Acosta Jimenez, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of second Vice-President for Renovación Costarricense.


2006 Sadie Esmeralda Britton Gonzalez, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Unión Nacional. 2002-
04 Minister of the Condition of Women


2006 Eleonora Badilla Saxe, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Unión para el Cambio.


2006 Gloria Valerin Rodriguez, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of 1st. Vice-President for Unión Patriótica. 1998-2001 Vice-Minister of Justice and Grace.
2003-04 1. Secretary of the National Assembly.


2006 Emilia Molina Cruz, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of second Vice-President for Unión Patriótica.


2006 Patricia Maria Ramos Con, Costa Rica
Candidate for the post of second Vice-President for Vanguardia Popular.


2006 Lourdes Mendoza del Solar, Peru
Candidate of the Socialist APRA-Party of Alan Garcia and will be inagurated as Second Vice-President of the Republic later.


2006 Nery Enni Saldarriaga de Kroll, Peru
Vice-President of the Region Lambayeque since 2003. Candidate of the Concertación Democrática for the post of First Vice-President as the running mate of
Susana Villaran de la Puente.


2006 María Josefina Huamán Valladares de Joseph, Peru
Candidate of the Partido Socialista (PS) for the post of First Vice-President.


2006 Elena del Rosario Figueroa Coz, Peru
Candidate for First Vice-President of Y Se Llama Peru.


2006 Juana Natividad Avellaneda Soto, Peru
Became candidate for First Vice-President of Reconstrucción Democrática in a last minute surprise-move by the leadership of the party, who dropped Beatriz Mejía Mori, who had been nominated at presidential candidate with Luz de la Puente de Rolando as her running-mate for the post of Second Vice-President.


2006 Patricia Marimón Campos, Peru
Candidate for First Vice-President for Renacimiento Andino. The Post for Second Vice-President is Carmen Casani.


2006 Carmen Alejandrina Casani Barbachán, Peru
For second Vice-President of Renacimiento Andino. The post for first Vice-President was Patricia Marimón Campos


2006 Ana María Villafuerte Ruzo, Peru
Candidate of the Justicia Nacional for the post of Second Vice-President of as the running-mate of Jaime Salinas López-Torres.


2006 María Eugenia de la Puente
Candidate for the post of  Second Vice-President for Avanza País.


2006 Julia Valenzuela Cuellar, Peru
Candidate of the Alianza para el Progreso for the post of Second Vice-President.


2006 María Jesús Espinoza, Peru
Candidate of the Con Fuerza Perú for the post of Second Vice-President.


2006 María Teresa García, Peru
Candidate of the Proyecto País for the post of Second Vice-President.


2006 Patricia Lara Salive, Colombia
Former journalist.


2006 María Isabel Patiño, Colombia 



2006 Susy Mendoza de Sacoto, Ecuador

 



2006 Lila Moreno, Ecuador
 


 

2006 Jeannette Benavides, Ecuador

Candidate of Integración Nacional Alfarista (INA)
 


 

2006 María Pareja, Ecuador

Candidate of Movimiento Revolucionario de Participación Popular

 



2006 Edith Zewelani Nawakwi, Zambia
Minister of State 1992-93 and 1993-97 Minister of Energy and Water Development, 1997-98 Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 1998-99 Minister of Finance and 1999-2001 Minister of Labour and Social Security. 2001 Secretary General and later same year Vice-President of the Forum for Democracy and Development, FDD, 2005 Party Leader and her party chose heir as it's Presidential Candidate but instead she became Vice-Presidential Candidate of the United Opposition Alliance, which finished third. In 2000 she had her first child, a daughter, without being married. (b. 1958-).
 


 

 

2006 Delma Gama e Narcini, Brazil
Running mate of Ana Maria Teixeira Rangel for the Partido Republicano Progressista.
 



2006 Yuliana Nikolova, Bulgaria
Deputy Minister of Industry 2000-01. Running mate of the right-wing candidate Nedelcho Beronov. The two candidates that went on to the second round were the only with male vice-presidential candidates.
 


 

2006 Neli Topalova, Bulgaria
Running mate of right wing candidate Lyuben Petrov.
 



2006 Maria Ivanova, Bulgaria
Running mate of Georgi Markov of the Order, Lawfulness, Justice
 


 

2006 Stela Bankova, Bulgaria
Running mate of the right wing candidate Petar Beron
 



2006 Mercedes Tenorio, Nicaragua

Alternativa por el Cambio (The party was formerly known as Alternativa Christiana)

 



2007 Nina Pelozo, Argentina
Candidate of the
Movimiento Independiente de Jubilados y Desocupados
 



2007 Alicia Blanco, Argentina

 

Candidate of the Partido Humanista


2007 Gabriela Adriana Arroyo, Argentina
Candidate of the Worker’s Party.

 



2007
Hajiya Asabe Mauna, Nigeria  
Running mate of Chief E. Osita Okereke
 



2007 Hajiya R. Yasat Affah, Nigeria
Running mate of Maxi Okwu
 



2007
Fela Akinola Binutu, Nigeria  
Running mate of Rev. Chris O. Okotie
 



2007
Eghenayheore Dele Ayi, Nigeria
Running mate of Dr. Oladapo Agoro



2007
Mallam Zainab Goggo Bayero, Nigeria  
Running mate of Dr. Brimmy A. Olaghere
 



2007
Hajia Larai Umaru, Nigeria
Running mate of Chief Sunny Joseph Okogwu. Among the candidatures that was not accepted by the election committee was that of Mariam Ibrahim Baba as running mate of
Governor Orji Uzor Kalu from Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA) and Princess Vivien Ijoma as Presidential Candidate for the Nigeria Peoples Congress, NPC.



2007 Walda Barrios Klee, Guatemala

 



2007 Margaret Baimba Sidique, Sierra Leone
Candidate of the National Democratic Alliance
 



2007 Najma Heptulla, India
Former Deputy Chair and Acting Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha 1997, and 2007 and 1999-2002. (b. 1940-).


 

2007 Gabriela Arroyo, Argentina

Candidate of the Partido Obrero


 

2007 Saturnina Peloso, Argentina
Known as Nina.


2007 Dr. Julia Ojiambo, Kenya

Assistant Minister of Housing and Social Services 1974-79 and Assistant Minister of Education 1979-83 and Chairperson of the Labour Party of Kenya since 1993 (b. 1936-)



2008 Gladys Teresa Notario Cortaza, Paraguay

Presidential candidate in 2003


 

2008 Cynthia Fernández, Paraguay

Founder of the Partido de los Trabajadores.


2008 Ana Inés Polanco, Dominican Republic
Candidate of the
Partido Revolucionario Independiente (PRI). Presidential candidate in 2000.


2008 Maria Teresa Cabrera, Dominican Republic
Candidate of the Movimiento Independencia Unidad y Cambio (Miuca).


2008 Shanta Shrestha, Nepal
Candidate for the largest Maoist CPN-party, whose party's Presidential candidate was a man. She came in second in the voting and lost to a man from another party, who was removed as Supreme Court judge after a controversial acquittal of a defendant in a drug-related case in 2007. Both president and vice-president are from the indigenous Madhesi Minority.


2008 Astha Laxmi Shakya, Nepal
Candidate for the Communist CPN (UML), which had been offered the post of President by the Maoist's if they had nominated their former Party Leader, Foreign Minister
Sahana Pradhan, or another woman as their candidate. As her party entered a deal with some other parties, and voted for the man who was elected Vice-President, she only received 4 votes during the voting in the Constituent Assembly.

 


 

2008 Fathimath Nahid Shakir, Maldive Islands
Candiate of the Social Liberal Party. The Maldivian Democratic Party had originally selected Dr. Aminath Jameel as running mate, but the party’s Islamic council rejected the choice, deeming it "un-Islamic" for a woman to hold such a leadership position. The MDP-candidate eventually won the elections.



2008 Sarah Palin, United States of America
Mayor of Wasilla City 1992-2002, Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009 and Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate for the November 2008-elections. Mother of 5 children, the youngest born in 2008 (b. 1965-).

 



2008 Alyson Kennedy, United States of America
Candiate for the Socialist Workers Party
. Presidential candidate in 2016

 



2008 Rosa Alicia Clememte,
United States of America

Green-party running-mate of Cynthia McKinney


 

2008 Rosemond Abraham, Ghana

Reformed Patriotic Democrat running mate of Kwabena Adjei.


 

2008 Petra Maria Amegashie, Ghana
People’s National Convention running mate of Edward Mahama.

 



2008 Patience Amesimeku, Ghana
Candidate of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP).



2009 Merlin Peña, El Salvador
Candidate for PDC.


2009 Anabella Azín, Ecuador
Candidate of the Institutional Renewal Party of National Action (PRIAN). (1963-)


2009 Joyce Banda, Malawi
Vice-Presidential Candidate for the governing DPP. Minister of Women, Child Welfare and Community Service 2004-06 and Foreign Minister from 2006.

 



2009 Mai Sophie Kuthyola, Malawi
Vice-President of the Republican Party since 2007
.


2009 Vivien Thunyani, Malawi
Running mate of her husband James Nyondo


2009 Beatrice Mwale, Malawi
Running mate of
 the country's first female presidential candidate,

Loveness Gondwe.


 

2009 Nora Castro Retamozo, Bolivia
Candidate for the Bolivia Social Democrata


 

2009 María Cristina de Handal, Honduras
Candidate of the Partido Liberal.



2009 María Antonieta de Bográn, Honduras
Candidate of the Partido Nacional.

 


2009 Melva  Reyes Gómez, Honduras
Candidate of the Unificación Democrática.


2009 Margarita Elvir Zelaya, Honduras
Candidate of the Liberal Party.


2010 Agnes Lilliana Gutierrez, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1. Vice-President of Accesibilidad Sin Exclusión.


2010 Monica Segnini Acosta, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1. Vice-President of Acción Ciudadana Citizen Action.


2010 María del Rocio Barahona Riera, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1. Vice-President of Alianza Patriótica.


2010 Carmen Chacon Mora, Costa Rica
Candidate for 1. Vice-President of Frente Amplio.


2010 Lorena San Román Johanning, Costa Rica
Candidate for 2. Vice-President of Movimiento Libertario.


2010 Iris Zamora Zumbado, Costa Rica
Candidate for 2. Vice-President of Unidad Social.


2010 Vivian González Trejos, Costa Rica
Candidate for Second Vice President for Partido Integracion Nacional.


2010 Elsa Margarita Noguera de la Espriella, Colombia
Running mate of Germán Vargas Lleras and his candidate for Finance Minister. The team finished third in 1st round.


2010 Olga Lucía Taborda Colorado, Colombia
Running Mate of Robinson Alexánder Devia González.


2010 Ana María Cabal, Colombia
Running mate of
Jaime Araújo Rentería.


2010 Clara López Obregón, Colombia
Running mate of Gustavo Petro Urrego.


2010 Cláudia Alves Durans, Brasil
Candidate of the Unified Socialist Workers' Party (PSTU).


2011 Marisol Espinoza Cruz, Perú
Candidate for 1st Vice-President of Alianza Gana Perú


2011 Marisol Pérez Tello, Perú
Candidate for 2nd Vice-President of Alianza por el Gran Cambio


2011 Elva Quiñones, Peru
Candidate for 2nd Vice-President of Partido Descentralista Fuerza Social


2011 Martina Portocarrero, Perú
Candidate for 1st Vice-President of Partido Despertar Nacional


2011 Cecilia Grados Guerrero, Perú

Candidate for 2nd Vice-President of of Partido Fonavista del Perú


2011 Laura Reyes, Guatemala
Candidate for Compromiso, Renovacíon y Orden


2011 Roxana Baldetti, Guatemala
Candidate for Partido Patriota


2011 Raquel Blandón, Guatemala
Candidate for Libertad Democrätica Renovada


2011 Svetlana Jergenia, Abkhazia
Self-declared republic
recognised by Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Nauru and Vanuatu. It used to be part of Georgia.


2011 Margarita Popova, Bulgaria.
Former Prosecutor and Law Professor, 2009-11 Minister of Justice.


2011 Meglena Ivanova Plugchieva-Aleksandrova, Bulgaria
Former Deputy Prime Minister


2011 Kamelia (Kameliya) Kirilova Todorova, Bulgaria
Actress and singer.


2011 Petrona Laura Reyes Quino de Ajcet, Guatemala


2011 Raquel Blandon de Cerezo, Guatemala
Former First Lady.

2011 Ingrid Roxana Baldetti Elias, Guatemala


2011 Norma Elena Morandini, Argentina

2011 Elizabeth Dávila de Rojas, Nicaragua

2011 Diana Delmira Urbina Velásquez, Nicaragua


2012 Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez, Dominican Republic
She was First Lady and was elected to the post.


2012 Cheri Honkala, United States of America
The running mate of Jill Stein, candidate for the Green Party


2012 Cindy Sheehan, United States of America
Running mate of Roseanne Barr, candidate for the Peace and Freedom Party.


2012 Helen Sanorita Dzatugbe Matrevi, Ghana
Candidate for the People's National Convention


2012 Eva Lokko, Ghana
Candidate for the Progressive People's Party.
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2013 Librada Martinez, Paraguay
Candidate for the White Party


2013 Gloria Bareiro, Paraguay
Candidate for the Workers' Party


2013 Cynthia Brizuela, Paraguay
Candidate for the Forward Country


2013 Maguiorina Balbuena, Paraguay
Running mate of Lilian Soto of the feminist Kuña Pyrenda


2014 Ana Dinora Rodríguez Rojas, Costa Rica
Candidate for First Vice-President of Partido Accesibilidad Sin Exclusión


2014 Zulema Villalta, Costa Rica
Candidate for First Vice-President of Partido Renovación Costarricense


2014 Jessica Barquero, Costa Rica
Candidate for Partido de los Trabajadores


2014 Abriel Gordienko, Costa Rica
Candidate for Movimiento Libertario


2014 Vivian González, Costa Rica
Candidate for Integración Nacional


2014 Dagmar Facio, Costa Rica
Candidate for Frente Amplio


2014 Carmen Pérez, Costa Rica
Candidate for Acción Nacional


2014 Luz Mary Alpízar, Costa Rica
Candidate for Nueva Generación


2014 Marta Linares, Panama
Married to Rudolfo Martinelli, President of Panama 2009-14.


2014 Adriana Bonilla, El Salvador


2014 Habiba Sorabi, Afghanistan
Minister of Women's Affairs 2002-04 and Governor of Bamiyan 2005-114. (b. 1958-).


2014 Safia Seddiqi, Afghanistan


2014 Aída Avella, Colombia
The running mate of Clara López


2014 Ethel Changa, Malawi
For the National Salvation Front (NASAF)


2014 Mariana Silva, Brazil
Former Environment Minister, Leader of the Greens, Presidential Candidate in 2010, and running mage of the candidate for the Socialists who was killed in a plane crash and she was subsequently chosen as the party's candidate.


2014 Célia Sacramento, Brazil


2014 Cláudia Durans, Brazil


2014 Sofia Manzano, Brazil


2014 Adriana Gil, Bolivia
In 2008 founder and Leader of Fuerza Demócrata


2014 Tomasa Yarhui, Bolivia


2014 Margot Soria Saravia, Bolivia
Leader of the Green Party


2015 Liliana Negre de Alonso, Argentina
Running mate of Adolfo Rodríguez Saá of Federal Commitment


2016 Angela Walker, USA
Candidate for the Scialist Party


2016 Leni Robredo, The Philippines
Maria Leonor Sto. Tomas Gerona, was elected as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 2013. Widow of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.


2016 Susana Villaran de la Puente, Perú
Former Minister, Party Leader and Presidential Candidate


2016 Lourdes Flores, Peru
Former Minister, Party leader and twice Presidential Candidate.


2016 Rosa Mavila, Peru
Candidate for 1. Vice-President for Partido Humanista Peruano


2016 Yorka Gamarra, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Partido Humanista Peruano


2016 Mercedes Aráoz, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Peruanos Por el Kambio. Former Minister.


2016 Margarita Gamboa, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Perú Nación


2016 Silvia Pareja, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Progresando Perú


2016 Juana Maura, Peru
Candidate for 1. Vice-President for Todos por el Perú


2016 Carolina Lizárraga, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Todos por el Perú


2016 Mery Botton, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Partido Político Orden


2016 Juana Avellaneda, Peru
Candidate for 2. Vice-President for Frente Esperanza


2016 Rosemary Kabungo, Zambia
Candidate for the Democratic Assembly


2016 Martha McCoy, Nicaragua
Partido Liberal Constitucionalista (PLC)


2016 Yadira Alejandra Río, Nicaragua
Candidate for Partido Liberal Independiente (PLI)


2016 Virginia Montoya Tellería, Nicaragua
Candidate for Partido Conservador


2016 Francisca Chown, Nicaragua
Alianza Liberal Nicaragüense


2016 Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua
Running mate of her huband, Daniel Ortega for the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN). Vice-President from 2017.


2016 Kathleen Monahan, USA
Running mate of independent candidate Lynn Kahn


2016 Hannah Walsh, USA
Candidate for the Pacifist Party.


2016 Iliana Yotova, Bulgaria
MP for the Socialist Party. Vice-President from 2017.


2016 Bilyana Grancharova, Bulgaria
Candidate for the Movement for Radical Change Bulgarian Spring


2016 Brigitte Dzogbenuku, Ghana
Vice Presidential candidate for the Progressive People's Party


2017 Monserratt Bustamante, Ecuador
Candidate for the centre-left coalition, Acuerdo Nacional por el Cambio.


Last update 16.11.06

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