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Mexican general election, 1958

Mexican general election, 1958

July 6, 1958

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

President before election

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines

Elected President

Adolfo López Mateos

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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]



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


  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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