Puerto Rican general election, 1960

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General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 8 November 1960.[1] Luis Muñoz Marín of the Popular Democratic Party was re-elected as governor, whilst the PPD also won a majority of the vote in the House of Representatives elections. Voter turnout was 84.6%.[2][3]

Results[edit]

Governor[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Luis Muñoz Marín Popular Democratic Party 459,759 58.2
Luis A. Ferré Republican Statehood Party 253,242 32.1
Salvador Perea Roselló Christian Action Party 52,275 6.6
Julio García Diaz Puerto Rican Independence Party 24,211 3.1
Invalid/blank votes 6,942
Total 796,429 100
Registered voters/turnout 941,034 84.6
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Popular Democratic Party 62.4
Republican Union 34.3
Puerto Rican Independence Party 2.7
AC 0.6
Invalid/blank votes
Total 796,429 100
Registered voters/turnout 941,034 84.6
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p552 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p558
  3. ^ Nohlen, p563