Mexican general election, 1976

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Mexican general election, 1976
Mexico
1970 ←
July 4, 1976 → 1982

  Jose Lopez Portillo.jpg


Nominee José López Portillo
Party PRI
Home state Mexico City
Popular vote 16,727,993
Percentage 100%

President before election

Luis Echeverría
PRI

Elected President

José López Portillo (unopposed)
PRI

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General elections were held in Mexico on 4 July 1976.[1] José López Portillo was the only candidate in the presidential election, and was elected unopposed. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 195 of the 237 seats,[1] as well as winning all 64 seats in the Senate election.[2] Voter turnout was 64.6% in the Senate election and 62.0% in the Chamber election.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
José López Portillo Institutional Revolutionary Party 16,727,993 100
Invalid/blank votes
Total 16,727,993 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 13,406,825 87.5 64 0
National Action Party 1,245,406 2.9 0 0
Popular Socialist Party 438,850 2.9 0 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 188,788 1.2 0 0
Non-registered candidates 40,662 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,407,472
Total 16,727,993 100 64 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 12,868,104 85.0 195 +6
National Action Party 1,358,403 9.0 20 -5
Popular Socialist Party 479,228 3.2 12 +2
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 403,274 2.7 10 +3
Non-registered candidates 49,471 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 910,431
Total 16,068,911 100 237 +6
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