Mexican general election, 1952

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Mexican general election, 1952
Mexico
1946 ←
7 July 1952
→ 1958

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Nominee Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Miguel Henríquez Guzmán Efraín González Luna
Party PRI FPPM PAN
Home state Veracruz Coahuila Jalisco
Popular vote 2,713,419 579,745 285,555
Percentage 74.3% 15.9% 7.8%

President before election

Miguel Alemán Valdés
PRI

Elected President

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
PRI

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General elections were held in Mexico on 7 July 1952.[1] The presidential elections were won by Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, who received 74.3% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 151 of the 161 seats.[1]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Institutional Revolutionary Party 2,713,419 74.3
Miguel Henríquez Guzmán Federation of the Mexican People's Parties 579,745 15.9
Efraín González Luna National Action Party 285,555 7.8
Vicente Lombardo Toledano Popular Socialist Party 72,482 2.0
Other candidates 282 0.0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 3,651,483 100
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 2,713,419 74.3 151 +9
Federation of the Mexican People's Parties 579,745 15.8 ¹ New
National Action Party 301,986 8.3 5 +1
Popular Socialist Party 32,194 0.9 2 +1
Mexican National Party 24,139 0.7 ¹ New
Invalid/blank votes
Total 3,651,483 100 161 +14
Source: Nohlen

¹ Between them, the Federation of the Mexican People's Parties and the Mexican National Party won three seats.[1]

References[edit]

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