Guatemalan presidential election, August 1920

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Presidential elections were held in Guatemala on 27 August 1920. The result was a victory for Carlos Herrera y Luna, who received 95% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos Herrera y Luna Unionist Party-Democratic Party 246,976 94.59
José León Castillo Republican Party 7,948 3.04
Francisco Fuentes West Republican Party-Constitutionalist Liberal Party 5,983 2.29
53 other candidates 204 0.08
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 261,111 100
Source: Moore, Lloyd Jones

Bibliography[edit]

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