1956 Peruvian general election
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General elections were held in Peru on 17 June 1956 to elect the President and both houses of the Congress. Manuel Prado Ugarteche of the Pradist Democratic Movement won the presidential election with 45.5% of the vote. They were the first elections in Peru in which women could vote.
|Manuel Prado Ugarteche||Pradist Democratic Movement||567,713||45.5|
|Fernando Belaúnde Terry||Democratic Youth Front||457,966||36.7|
|Hernando de Lavalle Vargas||National Unity/Democratic Concordance||222,619||17.8|