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Mexican general election, 1940

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Mexican general election, 1940

General elections were held in Mexico on 7 July 1940.[1] The presidential elections were won by Manuel Ávila Camacho, who received 93.9% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Party of the Mexican Revolution won all but one of the 173 seats.[2]



Candidate Party Votes %
Manuel Ávila Camacho Party of the Mexican Revolution 2,476,641 93.9
Juan Andreu Almazán Revolutionary Party of National Unification 151,101 5.7
Rafael Sánchez Tapía Independent 9,840 0.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,637,222 100
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats
Party of the Mexican Revolution 172
Other parties 1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 173
Source: Nohlen


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