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Mexican general election, 1982

Mexican general election, 1982

July 4, 1982

 
Nominee Miguel de la Madrid Pablo Emilio Madero
Party PRI PAN
Home state Colima Coahuila
Popular vote 16,748,006 3,700,045
Percentage 74.30% 16.80%

President before election

José López Portillo
PRI

Elected President

Miguel de la Madrid
PRI

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

General elections were held in Mexico on 4 July 1982.[1] The presidential elections were won by Miguel de la Madrid, who received 74.3% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 299 of the 372 seats,[2] as well as winning 63 of the 64 seats in the Senate election.[3] Voter turnout was 74.8% in the presidential election and 72.6% and 66.4% for the two parts of the Chamber elections.[4]

Results

President

Candidate Party Votes %
Miguel de la Madrid Institutional Revolutionary Party 16,748,006 74.3
Pablo Emilio Madero National Action Party 3,700,045 16.4
Arnoldo Martínez Verdugo Unified Socialist Party of Mexico 821,995 3.7
Ignacio González Gollaz Mexican Democratic Party 433,886 1.9
Rosario Ybarra Revolutionary Workers' Party 416,448 1.9
Cándido Díaz Cerecedo Socialist Party of the Workers 342,005 1.5
Manuel Moreno Sánchez Social Democratic Party 48,413 0.2
Non-registered candidates 28,474 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 1,053,616
Total 23,592,888 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 63 -1
Popular Socialist Party 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 64 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Mayoria Partido Seats +/-
Votes % Votes %
Institutional Revolutionary Party 14,501,988 69.4 14,289,793 65.7 299 +3
National Action Party 3,663,846 17.5 3,786,348 17.4 51 +8
Unified Socialist Party of Mexico 914,365 4.4 932,214 4.3 17 New
Popular Socialist Party 395,006 1.9 459,303 2.1 10 -1
Mexican Democratic Party 475,099 2.3 534,122 2.1 12 +2
Socialist Party of the Workers 372,679 1.8 428,153 2.0 11 +11
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 282,971 1.4 282,004 1.3 0 -12
Revolutionary Workers' Party 264,632 1.3 308,099 1.4 0 New
Social Democratic Party 38,994 0.2 53,306 0.3 0 New
Non-registered candidates 108 0.0 671,999 3.1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 10,192 1,121,378
Total 20,919,880 100 22,866,719 100 400 0
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p453 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p468
  3. ^ Nohlen, p470
  4. ^ Nohlen, p454
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