Cuban general election, 1948

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Cuban general election, 1948
Cuba
1944 ←
1 June 1948 → 1954

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Nominee Carlos Prío Socarrás Ricardo Núñez Portuondo Eduardo Chibás
Party Authentic Liberal Orthodox
Popular vote 905,198 599,364 324,364
Percentage 45.80% 30.30% 16.40%

President before election

Ramón Grau
Authentic Party

Elected President

Carlos Prío Socarrás
Authentic Party

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General elections were held in Cuba on 1 June 1948.[1] Carlos Prío Socarrás 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 29 of the 70 seats. Voter turnout was 78.7%.[2]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Prío Socarrás Auténtico-Republican Alliance 905,198 45.8
Ricardo Núñez Portuondo Liberal-Democratic Coalition 599,364 30.3
Eduardo Chibás Partido Ortodoxo 324,364 16.4
Juan Marinello Popular Socialist Party 142,972 7.2
Invalid/blank votes 807 0.3
Total 1,972,705 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Auténtico-Republican Alliance 36 +12
Liberal-Democratic Coalition 18 -
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 54 0
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Partido Auténtico 29 -1
Liberal Party 15 +4
Republican Party 11 +4
Democratic Party 6 -4
Popular Socialist Party 5 0
Partido Ortodoxo 4 New
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 70 +4
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p203 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p204