Mexican legislative election, 1985

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Legislative elections were held in Mexico on 7 July 1985.[1] The Institutional Revolutionary Party won 292 of the 400 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2] Voter turnout was 51-52%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Mayoria Partido Seats +/-
Votes % Votes %
Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,588,230 68.0 10,981,938 63.3 292 -7
National Action Party 2,787,218 16.4 2,831,248 16.3 38 -13
Unified Socialist Party of Mexico 575,121 3.4 602,530 3.5 ¹
Mexican Democratic Party 489,025 2.9 507,710 2.9 12 0
Socialist Party of the Workers 440,751 2.6 593,022 3.4 12 +12
Popular Socialist Party 349,680 2.1 441,567 2.6 11 +1
Revolutionary Workers' Party 225,636 1.3 289,626 1.7 6 +6
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 295,434 1.7 416,780 2.4 11 +11
Mexican Workers' Party 276,712 1.6 291,127 1.7 ¹ New
Others 11,922 0.1 395,955 2.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 840,195 930,348
Total 17,879,924 100 18,281,851 100 400 0
Source: Nohlen

¹ Between them, the Unified Socialist Party of Mexico and the Mexican Workers' Party won 18 seats.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ a b Nohlen, p469
  3. ^ Nohlen, p461