Ecuadorian presidential election, 1931

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Presidential elections were held in Ecuador on 20 and 21 October 1931.[1] The result was a victory for Neptali Bonifaz, who received 45.3% of the vote.[2] However, he was removed from office by Congress the following year as he had held Peruvian citizenship,[3] and fresh elections were held in October 1932.[1]


Candidate Votes %
Neptali Bonifaz 27,042 45.3
Modesto Larrea Jijón 19,442 32.5
Ildefonso Mendoza 12,565 21.0
Others 701 1.2
Total 59,750 100
Registered voters/turnout 155,186
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p379 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p399
  3. ^ Agustín Cueva (1982) The Process of Political Domination in Ecuador, Transaction Publishers p20