Costa Rican Constitutional Assembly election, 1948

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Constitutional Assembly elections were held in Costa Rica on 8 December 1948,[1] following the Costa Rican Civil War. The result was a victory for the National Unity Party, which won 34 of the 45 seats. Voter turnout was 47.5%.[2] The assembly drew up the 1949 constitution.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
National Unity Party 62,300 74.2 34
Constitutional Party 10,815 12.9 6
Social Democratic Party 6,415 7.6 4
National Fellowship Party 2,439 2.9 1
Civic Action Party 844 1.0 0
People's Republican Movement 749 0.9 0
Liberal Party 448 0.5 0
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 84,010 100 45
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005-04-14). Elections in the Americas A Data Handbook Volume 1: North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Oxford University Press. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6. 
  2. ^ Nohlen, p156