Salvadoran legislative election, 1958

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Legislative elections were held in El Salvador on 23 March 1958.[1] The result was a victory for the Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification, which won all 54 seats unopposed after opposition candidates withdrew from the elections.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/-
Revolutionary Party of Democratic Unification 450,000 100 54 0
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 450,000 100 54 0
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p276 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Benítez Manaut, Raúl (1990) "El Salvador: un equilibrio imperfecto entre los votos y las botas" Secuencia 17:71-92, p72


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  • Institute for the Comparative Study of Political Systems. 1967. El Salvador election factbook, March 5, 1967. Washington: Institute for the Comparative Study of Political Systems.
  • Ruddle, Kenneth. 1972. Latin American political statistics. supplement to the statistical abstract of Latin America. Los Angeles: Latin American Center, UCLA.