Salvadoran legislative election, 1976

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Legislative elections were held in El Salvador on 14 March 1976.[1] The result was a victory for the ruling National Conciliation Party, which was the only party to contest the elections due to a boycott by the opposition as a result of massive electoral fraud.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/-
National Conciliation Party 52 +18
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 52 0
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p276 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p283


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