Brazilian presidential election, 1966

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Brazilian presidential election, 1966
Brazil
1964 ←
3 October 1966
→ 1969

  Costa e Silva.jpg


Candidate Artur da Costa e Silva
Party ARENA
Home state Rio Grande do Sul
Running mate Pedro Aleixo
Electoral vote 294
Percentage 100%

President before election

Castelo Branco
ARENA

Elected President

Artur da Costa e Silva
ARENA

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Indirect presidential elections were held in Brazil on 3 October 1966 through an electoral college system. It was the second election during the Brazilian military government, with Artur da Costa e Silva as the sole candidate. Costa e Silva was elected with 295 votes from the ruling National Renewal Alliance Party (ARENA).[1]

Results[edit]

Candidate Vice-Presidential candidate Party Total
Artur da Costa e Silva Pedro Aleixo National Renewal Alliance Party 295
Abstentions 41
Did not vote 136
Source: Folha de São Paulo[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Costa e Silva já está eleito" [Costa e Silva already elected]. Folha de São Paulo (in Portuguese) (São Paulo). Folha. 4 October 1066. p. 1.