Mexican legislative election, 1961

Legislative elections were held in Mexico on 2 July 1961.[1] The Institutional Revolutionary Party won 172 of the 178 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/-
Institutional Revolutionary Party 6,178,434 90.3 172 +19
National Action Party 518,652 7.6 5 -1
Popular Socialist Party 65,143 1.0 1 0
Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution 33,671 0.5 0 -1
Mexican National Party 19,092 0.3 0 -1
Non-registered candidates 30,844 0.5
Invalid/blank votes
Total 6,845,826 100 178 +16
Source: Nohlen


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