Bolivian legislative election, 1958

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Parliamentary elections were held in Bolivia on 20 June 1958.[1] The Revolutionary Nationalist Movement (MNR) received 85% of the vote,[2] and retained its large majorities in both houses of Congress.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Chamber Senate
Elected Total +/– Elected Total +/–
Revolutionary Nationalist Movement 371,450 85.4 32 65 +4 6 18 0
Bolivian Socialist Falange 53,264 12.2 2 3 –4 0 0 0
Communist Party 5,343 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Social Christian Party 2,888 0.6 0 0 New 0 0 New
Revolutionary Workers' Party 1,994 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 9,053
Total 443,992 100 34 68 0 6 18 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,126,528 85.0
Source: Nohlen, Political Handbook of the World[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p133 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p141
  3. ^ Political Handbook of the World 1959, New York, 1959, p15