Dominican Republic general election, 1957

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General elections were held in the Dominican Republic on 16 May 1957.[1] Héctor Trujillo was the only candidate in the presidential election, and was elected unopposed, although his predecessor and brother Rafael Trujillo maintained absolute control of the country.[2] The Dominican Party won every seat in the Congressional elections.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Héctor Trujillo Dominican Party 1,265,681 100
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 1,265,681 100
Source: Nohlen

Congress[edit]

Party Votes % House Senate
Seats +/- Seats +/-
Dominican Party 1,265,681 100 58 +8 23 +1
Invalid/blank votes - - - -
Total 1,265,681 100 58 +8 23 +1
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p247 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p260