Costa Rican general election, 1919

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Costa Rican general election, 1919
Costa Rica
← 1917 December 7, 1919 1923 →
Turnout 49,099
  Julio Acosta García.JPG No image.png
Nominee Julio Acosta García José María Soto
Party Constitutional Democratic
Home state Alajuela San José
Percentage 89.3% 10.7%

President before election

Francisco Aguilar Barquero
Republican

Elected President

Julio Acosta García
Constitutional

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General elections were held in Costa Rica on 7 December 1919.[1] Julio Acosta García of the Constitutional Party won the presidential election, whilst the party also won the parliamentary election, in which they received 74.9% of the vote.[2] Voter turnout was 57.8% in the presidential election and 42.1% in the parliamentary election.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Julio Acosta García Constitutional 43,832 89.3
José María Soto Democratic Party 5,260 10.7
Invalid/blank votes 7 -
Total 49,099 100
Source: Nohlen

Parliament[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Constitutional 26,751 74.9
Democratic Party 3,014 8.4
Acostista 2,183 6.1
Constitucional 1,911 5.3
Unión provincial 1,123 3.1
Obrero acostista 616 1.7
Constitucional obrero 106 0.3
Acostista conciliador 20 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 190 - -
Total 35,743 100
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p155 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p164
  3. ^ Nohlen, p156