Salvadoran general election, 1950

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General elections were held in El Salvador between 26 and 29 March 1950. The result was a victory for Óscar Osorio in the presidential election,[1] and his Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification in the legislative election.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Óscar Osorio Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification 345,139 56.45
José Asencio Menéndez Renovated Action Party 266,271 43.55
Invalid/blank votes 36,256 -
Total 647,666 100
Source: Nohlen

Constitutional Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification 345,139 56.45 38
Renovating Action Party 266,271 43.55 14
Invalid/blank votes 36,256 - -
Total 647,666 100 52
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in the Americas : a data handbook / ed. by Dieter Nohlen, Vol. 1. [Oxford] [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. Pp.287.

Bibliography[edit]

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