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Paraguayan general election, 1973

 

Paraguayan general election, 1973

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Paraguay

General elections were held in Paraguay on 11 February 1973.[1] Alfredo Stroessner of the Colorado Party won the presidential elections, whilst the Colorado Party won 20 of the 30 seats in the Senate and 40 of the 60 seats in the Chamber of Deputues. Voter turnout was 77.4%.[2]

Contents

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

Results

President

Candidate Party Votes %
Alfredo Stroessner Colorado Party 681,306 84.7
Gustavo Riart Radical Liberal Party 98,096 12.2
Carlos Levi Rufinelli Liberal Party 24,611 3.1
Invalid/blank votes 10,597
Total 814,610 100
Source: Nohlen

Senate

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Colorado Party 681,306 84.7 20 0
Radical Liberal Party 98,096 12.2 8 -1
Liberal Party 24,611 3.1 2 +1
Invalid/blank votes 10,597
Total 814,610 100 30 0
Source: IPU


Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Colorado Party 681,306 84.7 40 0
Radical Liberal Party 98,096 12.2 16 0
Liberal Party 24,611 3.1 4 +1
Invalid/blank votes 10,597
Total 814,610 100 60 0
Source: Nohlen, IPU

References

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