Colombian presidential election, 1966

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Presidential elections were held in Colombia on 1 May 1966.[1] Under the National Front agreement, it was the turn of the Liberal Party to govern, and so all candidates were members of the party. The result was a victory for Carlos Lleras Restrepo, who received 71.8% of the vote.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Lleras Restrepo Liberal Party 1,891,175 71.8
José Jaramillo Giraldo Liberal PartyNational Popular Alliance 742,133 28.2
Antonio Goyeneche Liberal Party 597 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 15,353
Total 2,649,258 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,611,352 40.1
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p305 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p353