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1945 Peruvian general election

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General elections were held in Peru on 10 June 1945 to elect the President and both houses of Congress.[1] In the presidential elections the result was a victory for José Luis Bustamante y Rivero of the National Democratic Front (FDN), who received 66.9% of the vote.[2] The FDN also emerged as the largest party in both houses of Congress, winning 35 of the 49 seats in the Senate and 73 of the 153 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[3]

Results

President

CandidatePartyVotes%
José Luis Bustamante y RiveroNational Democratic Front305,59066.97
Eloy G. UretaRevolutionary Union150,72033.03
Total456,310100.00
Registered voters/turnout776,572
Source: Nohlen

Senate

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
National Democratic Front35New
Revolutionary Union4+4
Socialist Party of Peru4New
Unidentified5
Independents1New
Total49+1
Source: JNE

Chamber of Deputies

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
National Democratic Front73New
Revolutionary Union29+28
Socialist Party of Peru3New
Unidentified9
Independents39+34
Total153+13
Source: JNE

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p454 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p470
  3. ^ Elecciones parliamentarias en el Perú (1931-2011) Jurado Nacional de Elecciones
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