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1922 Guatemalan presidential election

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1922 Guatemalan presidential election

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Nominee José María Orellana Jorge Ubico
Party Liberal Progressive Liberal
Home state El Progreso Guatemala City
Percentage 95% 5%

President before election

José María Orellana


José María Orellana

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Presidential elections were held in Guatemala on 22 February 1922. The result was a victory for José María Orellana, although the military had controlled the election and silenced the opposition, as well as putting down rebellions in at least twelve places including Antigua.[1] Orellana assumed the presidency on 4 March.

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Candidate Party Votes %
José María Orellana Liberal Party 95
Jorge Ubico Progressive Liberal Party 5
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100


  1. ^ Dosal, Paul J (1993) Doing business with the dictators: a political history of United Fruit in Guatemala, 1899-1944 Wilmington: Scholarly Resources, p103


  • Díaz Romeu, Guillermo. “ Del régimen de Carlos Herrera a la elección de Jorge Ubico.” 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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