1957 Honduran Constituent Assembly election

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A legislative election was held in Honduras on 22 September 1957. The people elected 58 deputies to the Constituent Assembly.

Legislative election[edit]

Parties and alliances Votes/districts % Seats
Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) 205,135 61.85% 36
National Party of Honduras (PNH) 98,088 29.57% 18
National Reformist Movement (MNR) 28,437 08.57% 04
Total valid votes 331,660 100% 58
Spoilt and invalid votes ?? ??
Total votes/Turnout ?? ??
Registered voters 522,359
Population 1,769,000

References[edit]

Elections in the Americas : a data handbook / ed. by Dieter Nohlen, Vol. 1. [Oxford] [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. Pp.410.

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