Brazilian legislative election, 1966

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Parliamentary elections were held in Brazil on 15 November 1966.[1] The result was a victory for the National Renewal Alliance Party, which won 277 of the 409 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 19 of the 23 seats in the Senate. Voter turnout was 77.2% in the Chamber of Deputies election and 77.3% in the Senate election.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
National Renewal Alliance Party 8,731,638 64.0 277 New
Brazilian Democratic Movement 4,915,470 36.0 132 New
Invalid/blank votes 3,638,448
Total 17,285,556 100 409 0
Registered voters/turnout 22,387,251 77.2
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
National Renewal Alliance Party 7,719,382 56.6 19
Brazilian Democratic Movement 5,911,361 43.4 4
Invalid/blank votes 3,628,855
Total 17,259,598 100 23
Registered voters/turnout 22,335,242 77.3
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, pp194-211