1948 Puerto Rican general election
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General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 2 November 1948, which included the first-ever elections for the position of governor, who had previously been appointed by the President of the United States. Luis Muñoz Marín of the Popular Democratic Party won the gubernatorial elections with 61.2% of the vote, becoming the first ever popularly elected governor of Puerto Rico.
|Luis Muñoz Marín||Popular Democratic Party||392,386||61.2|
|Francisco Susoni||Puerto Rican Independence Party||65,351||10.2|