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1916 Guatemalan presidential election

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Nominee Manuel Estrada Cabrera
Party Liberal
Home state Quetzaltenango
Popular vote 551,145
Percentage 100%

President before election

Manuel Estrada Cabrera
Liberal

President-elect

Manuel Estrada Cabrera
Liberal

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Presidential elections were held in Guatemala on 17 January 1916. For the second successive election, Manuel Estrada Cabrera was re-elected unopposed.[1][2] Despite there only being one candidate, voters were rounded up by the military and taken to polling stations, where they could only vote for Cabrera.[3] Cabrera assumed the presidency on 15 March 1911.

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Results

Candidate Party Votes %
Manuel Estrada Cabrera Liberal Party 551,145 100
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 551,145 100
Source: Information Annual, 1916

References

  1. ^ Calvert, Peter (1985) Guatemala : a nation in turmoil Boulder: Westview Pres p69
  2. ^ Information Annual, 1916: A Continuous Cyclopedia and Digest of Current Events. 1917, p297
  3. ^ Munro, Dana G (1967) The five republics of Central America New York: Russell & Russell, pp. 55–56

Bibliography

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  • Dosal, Paul J. Power in transition: the rise of Guatemala's industrial oligarchy, 1871–1994. Westport: Praeger. 1995.
  • Holden, Robert H. Armies without nations: public violence and state formation in Central America, 1821–1960. New York: Oxford University Press. 2004.
  • Taracena Arriola, Arturo. "Liberalismo y poder político en Centroamérica (1870–1929).” Historia general de Centroamérica . 1994. San José: FLACSO. Volume 4.
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  • Rendón, Catherine. "El gobierno de Manuel Estrada Cabrera". Historia general de Guatemala. 1993–1999. Guatemala: Asociación de Amigos del País, Fundación para la Cultura y el Desarrollo. Volume 5. 1996.
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