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1950 Peruvian general election

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General elections were held in Peru on 2 July 1950 to elect the President and both houses of Congress.[1] Manuel A. Odría was the only presidential candidate after Ernesto Montage of the Democratic League withdrew, and was elected unopposed.[2] In the Congressional elections, lists supporting Odría won 38 of the 47 seats in the Senate and 139 of the 156 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[3]

Results

President

CandidatePartyVotes%
Manuel A. OdríaRestoration Party550,779100.00
Total550,779100.00
Source: Nohlen

Senate

Only 45 of the 47 seats in the Senate were filled as only one list of candidates was registered in Ancash and Puno, resulting in their minority seats being unfilled.[3]

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Odriist lists38New
Socialist lists1–3
Independent lists6+5
Vacant2
Total47–2
Source: JNE

Chamber of Deputies

Only 154 of the 156 seats in the Chamber were filled as only one list of candidates was registered in Ancash and Puno, resulting in their minority seats being unfilled.[3]

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Odriist lists139New
Socialist lists30
Independent lists12+6
Vacant2
Total156+3
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. ^ a b c Elecciones parliamentarias en el Perú (1931-2011) Jurado Nacional de Elecciones
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