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Mexican general election, 1958

Mexican general election, 1958

July 6, 1958

 
Nominee Adolfo López Mateos Luis H. Álvarez
Party PRI PAN
Home state State of México Chihuahua
Popular vote 6,767,754 705,303
Percentage 90.43% 9.42%

President before election

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
PRI

Elected President

Adolfo López Mateos
PRI

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Mexico
Foreign relations

General elections were held in Mexico on 6 July 1958.[1] The presidential elections were won by Adolfo López Mateos, who received 90.4% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 153 of the 162 seats.[1]

Results

President

Candidate Party Votes %
Adolfo López Mateos Institutional Revolutionary Party 6,767,754 90.4
Luis H. Álvarez National Action Party 705,303 9.4
Other candidates 10,346 0.1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 7,463,403 100
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 6,467,493 88.2 153 0
National Action Party 749,519 10.2 6 0
Popular Socialist Party 50,145 0.7 1 -1
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 32,464 0.4 1 New
Non-registered candidates 10,309 0.1 1 New
Invalid/blank votes
Total 7,332,429 100 162 0
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
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