Ecuadorian presidential election, 1940

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Ecuadorian presidential election, 1940
← 1933 10 and 11 January 1940 1948 →
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Nominee Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río José María Velasco Ibarra
Party PLRE Independent
Popular vote 43,642 22,061
Percentage 53.2% 26.9%

President before election

Julio Enrique Moreno

Elected President

Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río

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Presidential elections were held in Ecuador on 10 and 11 January 1940.[1] The result was a victory for Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río of the Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party, who received 53% of the vote.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party 43,642 53.2
José María Velasco Ibarra Independent 22,061 26.9
Jacinto Jijón y Caamaño Conservative Party 16,376 19.9
Others 21 0.0
Total 82,100 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p379 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p400