Dominican Republic general election, 1942

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General elections were held in the Dominican Republic on 16 May 1942.[1] Rafael Trujillo was the only candidate in the presidential election and was elected unopposed, whilst his Dominican Party won every seat in the Congressional elections. They were the first elections in Dominican history in which women could vote.[2]



Candidate Party Votes %
Rafael Trujillo Dominican Party 581,937 100
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 581,937 100
Source: Nohlen


Party Votes % House Senate
Seats +/- Seats +/-
Dominican Party 581,937 100 35 16 +3
Invalid/blank votes - - - -
Total 581,937 100 35 16 +3
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p247 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p243