Cuban general election, 1940
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General elections were held in Cuba on 14 July 1940. Fulgencio Batista won the presidential election running under the People's Socialist Coalition banner, whilst the Partido Auténtico emerged as the largest party in the House of Representatives. Voter turnout was 73.4%.
|Fulgencio Batista||Democratic Socialist Coalition¹||805,125||56.7%|
|Ramón Grau San Martín||Opposition Front²||573,576||40.3%|
|Reynaldo Márquez||National Agrarian Party|
¹ The Democratic Socialist Coalition (also known as the People's Socialist Coalition) was an alliance of the Communist Revolutionary Union, Progressive Action, the Democratic National Association, the Liberal Party and the Republican Democratic Party.
|Democratic Socialist Coalition||22||New|
House of Representatives
|Republican Democratic Party||22||New|
|Democratic National Association||18||-52|
|Communist Revolutionary Union||10||New|
- Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p203 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
- Nohlen, p204