Costa Rican general election, 1923

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Costa Rican general election, 1923

← 1919 2 December 1923 1928 →
Turnout 69,577

  Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno.jpg Alberto Echandi Montero.jpg No image.png
Nominee Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno Alberto Echandi Montero Jorge Volio Jiménez
Party Republican Agricultural Reformist
Home state Cartago San José San José
Popular vote 29,338 26,114 14,115
Percentage 42.2% 37.5% 20.3%

President before election

Julio Acosta
Republican

Elected President

Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno
Republican

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General elections were held in Costa Rica on 2 December 1923.[1] Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno of the Republican Party won the presidential election, whilst the party also won the parliamentary election, in which they received 51.5% of the vote.[2] Voter turnout was 70.5% in the presidential election and 83.9% in the parliamentary election.[3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno Republican Party 29,338 42.2
Alberto Echandi Montero Agricultural Party 26,114 37.5
Jorge Volio Jiménez Reformist Party 14,115 20.3
Invalid/blank votes 10 -
Total 69,577 100
Source: Nohlen
Popular Vote
Republican
42.2%
Agricultural
37.5%
Reformist
20.3%

Parliament[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Republican Party 42,568 51.5
Agricultural Party 26,034 31.5
Reformist Party 14,115 17.0
Invalid/blank votes 0 - -
Total 82,717 100
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