Honduran Constituent Assembly election, 1936

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A legislative election was held in Honduras on 28 January 1936. The people elected 59 deputies to the Constituent Assembly.

On 6 January 1936, the Congress agreed by a vote of fifty-six to two to call an election for a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution”. [1]

On 28 January, elections were held for the Constituent Assembly. No Liberals or dissident National Party members were elected. The new body consisted only of deputies who sat in the legislature”. [2]

By the terms of the Constitution of 1936 deputies will serve until 4 December 1942. [3]


Legislative election [4][edit]

Parties and alliances Votes/districts % Seats
National Party of Honduras (PNH) 132,948 99.99% 59
Liberal Party of Honduras (PLH) 46 00.01% 00
Total valid votes 132,994 100% 59
Spoilt and invalid votes ?? ??
Total votes/Turnout ?? ??
Registered voters ??
Population 958,000


References[edit]

  1. ^ Stokes, William S. Honduras: an area study in government. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 1950. Pp. 256.
  2. ^ Dodd, Thomas JTiburcio Carías: portrait of a Honduran political leader. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. . 2005. Pp. 118.
  3. ^ Political handbook of the world 1937. New York, 1938. Pp. 94.
  4. ^ Argueta, Mario. Tiburcio Carías: anatomía de una época, 1923-1948. Tegucigalpa: Editorial Guaymuras. 1989. Pp. 94.


Bibliography[edit]

Argueta, Mario. Tiburcio Carías: anatomía de una época, 1923-1948. Tegucigalpa: Editorial Guaymuras. 1989.

Dodd, Thomas JTiburcio Carías: portrait of a Honduran political leader. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. . 2005.

Elections in the Americas A Data Handbook Volume 1. North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Edited by Dieter Nohlen. 2005.

Political handbook of the world 1937. New York, 1938.

Stokes, William S. Honduras: an area study in government. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 1950.