Costa Rican general election, 1944

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General elections were held in Costa Rica on 13 February 1944.[1] Teodoro Picado Michalski of the Victory Bloc won the presidential election with 75.1% of the vote. Voter turnout was 43.2%.[2]



Candidate Party Votes %
Teodoro Picado Michalski Victory Bloc 52,830 75.1
León Cortés Castro Democratic Party 17,550 24.9
Invalid/blank votes 0 -
Total 70,380 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p155 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p156