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Paraguayan Constitutional Assembly election, 1991

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Subject: Elections in Paraguay, 1991 in Paraguay, Revolutionary Febrerista Party, Paraguayan parliamentary election, 1960, Paraguayan general election, 1953
Collection: 1991 Elections in South America, 1991 in Paraguay, Elections in Paraguay
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Paraguayan Constitutional Assembly election, 1991

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Constitutional Assembly elections were held in Paraguay on 1 December 1991.[1] The result was a victory for the Colorado Party, which won 122 of the 198 seats. Voter turnout was 51.7%.[2] Following the election, a new constitution was published in 1992. The new constitution reintroduced the position of Vice President and allowed for the President to be elected by a plurality of the vote.[3]


Party Votes % Seats
Colorado Party 409,730 55.1 122
Authentic Radical Liberal Party 201,040 27.0 55
Constitution for All 81,860 11.0 19
Revolutionary Febrerista Party 9,094 1.2 1
Christian Democratic Party 6,548 0.9 1
Workers' Party 0.6 0
Paraguayan Humanist Party 0.5 0
PNS 0.1 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 743,546 100 198
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p425 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p426
  3. ^ Nohlen, p417
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