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1946 Venezuelan Constituent Assembly election

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Rómulo Betancourt voting in the 1946 elections

Constituent Assembly elections were held in Venezuela on 27 October 1946,[1] following a coup the year before which launched El Trienio Adeco.[2] The result was a victory for Democratic Action, which won 137 of the 160 seats in the Assembly. Voter turnout was 86.6%.[3]

Results

Party Votes % Seats
Democratic Action 1,099,601 78.4 137
Copei 141,418 10.1 14
Communist Party of Venezuela 50,837 3.6 2
Democratic Republican Union 49,721 3.5 2
Republican Federal Union 38,440 2.7 5
PLP 4,333 0.3 0
Other parties 17,661 1.3 0
Invalid/blank votes 1,706
Total 1,403,717 100 160
Source: Nohlen


Seat distribution by state
State/
Territory
AD COPEI/
UFR
PCV URD
Federal District 12 2 1
Anzoátegui 6
Apure 3
Aragua 6
Barinas 3
Bolívar 4
Carabobo 8
Cojedes 3
Falcón 9
Guárico 6
Lara 12 1
Mérida 3 5
Miranda 9
Monagas 5
Nueva Esparta 2 1
Portuguesa 4
Sucre 11 1
Táchira 3 7
Trujillo 8 3
Yaracuy 5
Zulia 12 1 1
Amazonas Federal Territory 1
Delta Amacuro Federal Territory 2

[4]

Popular Vote
AD
78.43%
COPEI
10.09%
PCV
3.63%
URD
3.55%
PFR
2.74%
Others
1.57%
Seats
AD
85.63%
COPEI
11.88%
PCV
1.25%

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References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p555 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p537
  3. ^ Nohlen, p568
  4. ^ Los Partidos políticos y sus estadísticas electorales, 1946-1984. Consejo Supremo Electoral, División de Estadística. 1987. p. 43-44.
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