1944 Guatemalan presidential election

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Guatemalan presidential election, 1944

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Nominee Juan José Arévalo Adrián Recinos
Party FUPA FNDPDC
Home state Santa Rosa Antigua Guatemala
States carried 22 0
Popular vote 255,660 20,949
Percentage 86.25% 7.07%

Triumvirates before election

Arbenz, Arana, Toriello
Guatemalan Revolution

President-elect

Juan José Arévalo
FUPA

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Presidential elections were held in Guatemala between 17 and 19 December 1944.[1] The result was a victory for Juan José Arévalo, who received 86.25% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo United Front of Arevalist Parties 255,660 86.25
Adrián Recinos FND-PDC 20,949 7.07
Manuel María Herrera Workers Republican-Democratic Party 11,062 3.73
Guillermo Flores Avendaño Social Democratic Party 8,230 2.78
Teófilo Díaz Medrano Democratic Constitutionalist Party 342 0.12
Bernardo Alvarado Tello Popular Liberation Front 115 0.04
Ovidio Pivaral Democratic Party 22 0.01
Francisco Javier Arana Popular Liberation 12 0.001
Clemente Marroquín Rojas National Accord Party 5 0.001
José Gregorio Díaz Nationalist Action Party 5 0.001
Luis Cardoza y Aragón 3 0.001
Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes 2 0.001
Humberto Robles 2 0.001
Jorge Toriello Garrido Civic Union 2 0.001
Julio Bianchi Central-American party 1 0.001
Manuel Galich Popular Liberation Front 1 0.001
Eugenio Silva Peña Social Democratic Party 1 0.001
Invalid/blank votes 6,042 -
Total 302,456 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p323 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6

Bibliography[edit]

  • Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. FLACSO-Guatemala, 2004.
  • Political handbook of the world 1946. New York, 1945.
  • Gleijeses, Piero. 1991. Shattered hope. The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States, 1944-1954. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Rodríguez de Ita, Guadalupe. 2003.La participación política en la primavera guatemalteca: una aproximación a la historia de los partidos durante el periodo 1944-1954. México: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • El estado y los partidos politicos en Guatemala, 1944-1951. by José Campang Chang Published in 1992, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala ([Guatemala])
  • Castillo, R. Geografía Electoral de Guatemala, Guatemala, INCEP, 1972.