Mexican general election, 1940

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Mexican general election, 1940
Mexico
1934 ←
July 7, 1940
→ 1946

  Manuel Ávila Camacho, portrait.jpg Juan Andrew Almazán.JPG
Nominee Manuel Ávila Camacho Juan Andreu Almazán
Party PRI PRUN
Home state Teziutlán Guerrero
Popular vote 2,476,641 151,101
Percentage 93.9% 5.7%

President before election

Lázaro Cárdenas
PRI

Elected President

Miguel Alemán Valdés
PRI

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General elections were held in Mexico on 7 July 1940.[1] The presidential elections were won by Manuel Ávila Camacho, who received 93.9% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Party of the Mexican Revolution won all but one of the 173 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Manuel Ávila Camacho Party of the Mexican Revolution 2,476,641 93.9
Juan Andreu Almazán Revolutionary Party of National Unification 151,101 5.7
Rafael Sánchez Tapía Independent 9,840 0.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,637,222 100
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Party of the Mexican Revolution 172
Other parties 1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 173
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p468