Mexican general election, 1970

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Mexican general election, 1970
Mexico
1964 ←
July 5, 1970
→ 1976

  Presidente Echeverria.jpg PAN Party (Mexico).svg
Nominee Luis Echeverría Efraín González Morfín
Party PRI PAN
Home state Mexico City Jalisco
Popular vote 11,970,893 1,945,070
Percentage 86.00% 14.00%

President before election

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
PRI

Elected President

Luis Echeverría
PRI

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General elections were held in Mexico on 5 July 1970.[1] The presidential elections were won by Luis Echeverría Álvarez, who received 86.0% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 178 of the 213 seats,[1] as well as winning all 64 seats in the Senate election.[2] Voter turnout in the legislative elections was 64.4%.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Luis Echeverría Álvarez Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,970,893 86.0
Efraín González Morfín National Action Party 1,945,070 14.0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 13,915,963 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,154,003 84.4 64 0
National Action Party 1,889,157 14.3 0 0
Popular Socialist Party 143,648 1.1 0 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 3,476 0.0 0 0
Non-registered candidates 33,568 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 717,010
Total 13,940,862 100 64 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,125,770 83.3 178 +1
National Action Party 1,893,289 14.2 20 0
Popular Socialist Party 188,854 1.4 10 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 111,883 0.8 5 0
Non-registered candidates 35,192 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 585,874
Total 13,940,862 100 213 +1
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p470
  3. ^ Nohlen, p454