Salvadoran presidential election, 1939

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Presidential elections were held in El Salvador on 3 January 1939. Maximiliano Hernández Martínez was the only candidate, and won unopposed. No results were posted.[1]


Candidate Party Votes %
Maximiliano Hernández Martínez National Party "Pro-Patria" 100
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 100


  1. ^ Krehm, William (1957) Democracia y tiranias en el Caribe Buenos Aires: Editorial Parnaso, p36


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  • Political Handbook of the world, 1940 New York, 1941
  • Williams, Philip J. and Knut Walter (1997) Militarization and demilitarization in El Salvador's transition to democracy Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press