Ecuadorian general election, 1960

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Ecuadorian general election, 1960
Ecuador
1956 ←
5 June 1960 → 1968

  Velasco Ibarra.jpg Galo Plaza Lasso.jpg
Nominee Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra Galo Plaza
Party FNV PLRE
Running mate Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy Nicolás Castro Benítez
Popular vote 369,461 179,705
Percentage 42.8% 23.4%

President before election

Camilo Ponce Enríquez
PSC

Elected President

Velasco Ibarra
FNV

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Ecuador

General elections were held in Ecuador on 5 June 1960.[1] The presidential election was won by José María Velasco Ibarra of the Velasquista National Federation, who received 48.2% of the vote.[2] His fourth term of office began on 1 September.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
José María Velasco Ibarra Velasquista National Federation 369,461 48.2
Galo Plaza PLREFDN 179,705 23.4
Gonzalo Cordero Crespo Christian Democratic Action 172,117 22.4
Antonio Parra Velasco PCECPFPSE 45,822 6.0
Total 767,105 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,009,280
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p379 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p401
  3. ^ Electoral Latinoamericana y del Caribe, p 299