General elections were held in Guatemala on 3 March 1974. No candidate received more than 50% of the vote in the presidential election, resulting in Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García being elected president by Congress on 12 March. The Congressional elections were won by an alliance of the Institutional Democratic Party and the National Liberation Movement. Voter turnout was 46.41% in the presidential election.
¹ The National Opposition Front was an alliance of Guatemalan Christian Democracy, the Social Democratic Party and the Authentic Revolutionary Party.
- Guía del organismo legislativo República de Guatemala. Preparada por el Instituto Nacional de Administración para el Desarrollo, Dobierno de la República. 1968.
- Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. FLACSO-Guatemala, 2004.
- Political handbook of the world 1974. New York, 1975.