Cuban general election, 1944

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Cuban general election, 1944
Cuba
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  Ramón Grau San Martín.jpg Carlos saladrigas.jpg
Nominee Ramón Grau Carlos Saladrigas Zayas
Party Authentic Popular Socialist
Popular vote 1,041,822 839,220

President before election

Fulgencio Batista
Independent

Elected President

Ramón Grau
Authentic Party

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Cuba

General elections were held in Cuba on 1 June 1944.[1] Ramón Grau San Martín won the presidential election running under the Auténtico-Republican Alliance banner, whilst the Partido Auténtico emerged as the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 19 of the 70 seats.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Ramón Grau San Martín Auténtico-Republican Alliance 1,041,822
Carlos Saladrigas Zayas Socialist-Popular Coalition 839,220
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Auténtico-Republican Alliance 24 New
Socialist-Popular Coalition 30 New
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 54 +18
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Partido Auténtico 19 +9
Liberal Party 18 -3
Democratic Party 17 -4
Republican Party 8 New
Popular Socialist Party 4 New
ABC 4 +2
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 70 +13
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p203 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6