Peruvian general election, 1939

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General elections were held in Peru on 22 October 1939 to elect the President and both houses of the Congress.[1] The result was a victory for Manuel Prado Ugarteche, who received 77.5% of the vote.[2]



Candidate Votes %
Manuel Prado Ugarteche 262,971 77.5
José Quesada 76,222 22.5
Invalid/blank votes
Total 339,193 100
Registered voters/turnout 597,182
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p454 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p470