Brazilian legislative election, 1962

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Parliamentary elections were held in Brazil on 7 October 1962.[1] Voter turnout was 79.6%.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 2,225,693 18.3 79 +10
Brazilian Labour Party 1,722,546 14.2 63 +17
National Democratic Union 1,604,743 13.2 55 +12
Republican Party 269,155 2.2 6 –8
Social Progressive Party 124,337 1.0 6 –1
Social Labour Party 83,421 0.7 2 0
Party of Popular Representation 70,435 0.6 1 –1
Labour Renewal Movement 71,657 0.6 1 New
Christian Democratic Party 54,031 0.4 1 –5
Liberator Party 26,379 0.2 2 0
PTB-PSB 778,457 6.4 193 +58
PSD-UDN 701,892 5.8
PDC-PRT-UDN 699,211 5.8
PSD-PSP 654,835
PTN-MTR 366,951 3.0
PL-PRP-PDC-UDN 286,155 2.4
PSD-PSP-PDC-PTN-PSB 294,458 2.4
PTB-Republican Party-PL 273,972 2.3
UDN-PDC-PTN 241,194 2.0
PTB-Republican Party-PRP 236,333 1.9
PSD-PDC 141,116 1.2
PSD-UDN-PDC 135,070 1.1
PSD-PST 119,841 1.0
PTB-UDN-PSP-PRP 111,371 0.9
PSD-PTN 102,959 0.8
MTR-PSB-PST 96,308 0.8
UDN-PSP-PDC 83,779 0.7
PTB-PSD 83,516 0.7
PSP-PTN-PRT-PR-MTR-PSB-UDN-PL 83,151 0.7
UDN-PTB-PST 66,311 0.5
PSB-PST 61,849 0.5
PSD-Republican Party 59,259 0.5
Others 120,047 1.0
Invalid/blank votes 2,615,038
Total 14,747,221 100 409 +83
Registered voters/turnout 18,528,847 79.6
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Brazilian Labour Party 2,694,308 11.9 12
Social Democratic Party 2,222,547 9.8 16
National Democratic Union 2,182,647 9.7 8
Social Labour Party 642,801 2.8 0
Labour Renewal Movement 538,789 2.4 1
National Labour Party 431,284 1.9 2
Brazilian Socialist Party 318,369 1.4 1
Christian Democratic Party 269,560 1.2 1
Liberator Party 191,685 0.8 1
Rural Labour Party 185,909 0.8
Social Progressive Party 157,029 0.7 1
Coalitions 10,339,539 45.8
Republican Party 1
Independents 1
Invalid/blank votes 8,887,860
Total 29,470,851 100 45
Registered voters/turnout 18,496,335
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p173 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p174