Bolivian general election, 1940

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Bolivia held a general election on 10 March 1940, electing both a new President of the Republic and a new National Congress.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Presidential candidates Party/Alliance Votes %
Enrique Peñaranda del Castillo (independent) Concordance 58,060 85.99
José Antonio Arze (PIR) PIR 7,645 11.32
Bernardino Bilbao Rioja (independent) 1,813 02.69
Valid votes 67,518 100.0
Invalid votes ???
Votes cast ???
Registered voters 104,612
Population ???
Source: Gamboa[1]

Concordance (Concordancia). Electoral alliance formed by Liberal Party, PL; Genuine Republican Party, PRG; Republican Socialist Party, PRS.

PIR – Revolutionary Left Party.

Congress[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes % Senate Deputies Total
RIGHT ?? ?? 23 61 84
Republican Socialist Party PRS ?? ?? 11 12 23
Genuine Republican Party PRG ?? ?? 03 17 20
Liberal Party PL ?? ?? 09 21 30
Radical Party PR ?? ?? 00 01 01
independents ind ?? ?? 00 09 09
independents (FSB) ind ?? ?? 00 01 01
LEFT ?? ?? 04 48 52
United Socialist Party PSU ?? ?? 04 18 22
Independent Socialist Party PSI ?? ?? 00 15 15
independents ind ?? ?? 00 10 10
Popular Front of Potosi FPP ?? ?? 00 04 04
Socialist Workers' Party of Bolivia PSOB ?? ?? 00 01 01
Valid votes ??? 100.0 27 109 136
Invalid votes ???
Votes cast ???
Registered voters 104,612
Population ???
Source: Bustillos & Peñaranda[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walter Ríos Gamboa. Bolivia, hacia la democracía: apuntes histórico-políticos. Khana Cruz, 1979. P.161.
  2. ^ Bustillos Vera, Jonny and Peñaranda Barrios, Carlos. Hechos y registros de la Revolución Nacional (1939-1946). La Paz, Bolivia: La Palabra, 1996. Pp.54-55.