Bolivian general election, 1960

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General elections were held in Bolivia on 5 June 1960.[1] Víctor Paz Estenssoro of the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement (MNR) was elected President with 76% of the vote,[2] whilst the MNR retained its large majority in Congress.

Results[edit]

Party Presidential candidate Votes % Seats
Chamber Senate
Elected Total +/– Elected Total +/–
Revolutionary Nationalist Movement Víctor Paz Estenssoro 735,619 76.1 32 51 –14 6 18 0
Authentic Revolutionary Party Wálter Guevara 139,713 14.5 1 14 New 0 0 New
Bolivian Socialist Falange Mario Gutiérrez 78,963 8.2 1 3 0 0 0 0
Communist Party Víctor Paz Estenssoro 10,934 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Revolutionary Workers' Party Hugo Gonzales Moscoso 1,420 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 21,081
Total 987,730 100 34 68 0 6 18 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,300,000 76.0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p133 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p149