Guatemalan parliamentary election, 1950

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Parliamentary elections were held in Guatemala for half the seats in Congress on 16 December 1950. The Revolutionary Action Party won a plurality of seats.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Revolutionary Action Party 15
National Renovation Party 9
Popular Liberation Front 7
Socialist Party 7
Guatemalan Labor Party 3
National Integrity Party 2
Revolutionary party of National Union 1
Other parties¹ 12
Independents¹ 2
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 58

¹ The other parties were opposition parties, whilst the independents were all pro-government.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. FLACSO-Guatemala, 2004.
  • Political handbook of the world 1951. New York, 1952.
  • Elections in the Americas A Data Handbook Volume 1. North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Edited by Dieter Nohlen. 2005.
  • Gleijeses, Piero. 1991. Shattered hope. The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States, 1944-1954. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Rodríguez de Ita, Guadalupe. 2003.La participación política en la primavera guatemalteca: una aproximación a la historia de los partidos durante el periodo 1944-1954. México: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.