Mexican general election, 1828
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The federal elections of Mexico of 1828 were held on September 1, 1828. In those the positions were elected through indirect election:
- President of the Republic. Head of state and of Government, elect by a period of four years: 1829 - 1832, without possibility of immediate reelection. The elect candidate was Manuel Gómez Pedraza.
- Vice-president of the Republic. Constitutional substitute of the President, elect for the same period, the runner-up in the election. The elect candidate was Vicente Guerrero.
However, the Congress of the Union, pressured by the adherents of Guerrero, decided to cancel the elections and designated Vicente Guerrero as President of the Republic and Anastasio Bustamante as Vice-president.
|Candidate||Votes of the Legislatures|
|Manuel Gómez Pedraza|
|Juan Ignacio Godoy|