Brazilian legislative election, 1970

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Parliamentary elections were held in Brazil on 15 November 1970.[1] The result was a victory for the National Renewal Alliance Party, which won 223 of the 310 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 40 of the 46 seats in the Senate. Voter turnout was 77.5% in the Chamber of Deputies election.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
National Renewal Alliance Party 10,867,814 69.5 223 –54
Brazilian Democratic Movement 4,777,927 30.5 87 –45
Invalid/blank votes 6,789,780
Total 22,435,521 100 310 –99
Registered voters/turnout 28,966,114
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

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Party Votes % Seats
National Renewal Alliance Party 20,524,470 60.4 40
Brazilian Democratic Movement 13,440,875 39.6 6
Invalid/blank votes 13,021,147
Total 46,986,492 100 46
Registered voters/turnout 28,921,169 77.3
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p173 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p194