Brazilian presidential election, 1960

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Brazilian presidential election, 1960
Brazil
1955 ←
3 October 1960
→ 1964

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Nominee Jânio Quadros Henrique Teixeira Lott
Party UDN PSD
Electoral vote 5,636,323 3,846,825
Percentage 48.3% 32.9%

President before election

Juscelino Kubitschek
PSD

Elected President

Jânio Quadros
UDN

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Presidential elections were held in Brazil on 3 October 1960.[1] The result was a victory for Jânio Quadros, supported by the National Democratic Union and the Christian Democratic Party, who won 48.3% of the vote. Voter turnout was 81.0%.[2]

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Jânio Quadros National Democratic Union-Christian Democratic Party 5,636,323 48.3
Henrique Teixeira Lott Social Democratic Party-Brazilian Labour Party 3,846,825 32.9
Adhemar de Barros Social Progressive Party 2,195,709 18.8
Invalid/blank votes 907,197
Total 12,586,354 100
Registered voters/turnout 15,543,332 81.0
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, p232