Guatemalan parliamentary election, 1947

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Parliamentary elections were held in Guatemala between 24 and 26 January 1947 in order to elect half the seats in Congress. The Revolutionary Action Party won a plurality of seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Revolutionary Action Party 29
Workers Republican-Democratic party 5
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 34

Bibliography[edit]

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