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Mexican general election, 1970

 

Mexican general election, 1970

Mexican general election, 1970

July 5, 1970

 
Nominee Luis Echeverría Efraín González Morfín
Party PRI PAN
Home state Mexico City Jalisco
Popular vote 11,970,893 1,945,070
Percentage 86.00% 14.00%

President before election

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
PRI

Elected President

Luis Echeverría
PRI

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

General elections were held in Mexico on 5 July 1970.[1] The presidential elections were won by Luis Echeverría Álvarez, who received 86.0% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 178 of the 213 seats,[1] as well as winning all 64 seats in the Senate election.[2] Voter turnout in the legislative elections was 64.4%.[3]

Contents

  • Results 1
    • President 1.1
    • Senate 1.2
    • Chamber of Deputies 1.3
  • References 2

Results

President

Candidate Party Votes %
Luis Echeverría Álvarez Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,970,893 86.0
Efraín González Morfín National Action Party 1,945,070 14.0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 13,915,963 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,154,003 84.4 64 0
National Action Party 1,889,157 14.3 0 0
Popular Socialist Party 143,648 1.1 0 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 3,476 0.0 0 0
Non-registered candidates 33,568 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 717,010
Total 13,940,862 100 64 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 11,125,770 83.3 178 +1
National Action Party 1,893,289 14.2 20 0
Popular Socialist Party 188,854 1.4 10 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 111,883 0.8 5 0
Non-registered candidates 35,192 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 585,874
Total 13,940,862 100 213 +1
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
  2. ^ Nohlen, p470
  3. ^ Nohlen, p454
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