Brazilian presidential election, 1910

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Brazilian presidential election, 1910
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  Hermes da Fonseca (1910).jpg Ruy Barbosa 1907.jpg
Nominee Hermes da Fonseca Rui Barbosa
Party Civilist
Popular vote 403,867 222,822
Percentage 57.1% 31.5%

President before election

Nilo Peçanha

Elected President

Hermes da Fonseca

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Presidential elections were held in Brazil on 1 March 1910.[1] The result was a victory for Hermes da Fonseca, who received 57.1% of the vote. Fonseca was supported by several of the most influential Republican parties, whilst his main opponent Rui Barbosa was supported by the Civilist Campaign, a movement opposed to da Fonseca.[2] After the election da Fonseca was also supported by the Conservative Republican Party.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Hermes da Fonseca 403,867 57.1
Rui Barbosa Civilist Campaign 222,822 31.5
Others 80,962 11.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 707,651 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p173 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ a b Nohlen, p230