1978 Guatemalan general election
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General elections were held in Guatemala on 5 March 1978. No candidate received more than 50% of the vote in the presidential election, resulting in Fernando Romeo Lucas García being elected president by Congress on 13 March. The Congressional elections were won by the National Liberation Movement.
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|Candidate||Party||Public vote||Congress vote|
|Fernando Romeo Lucas García||PID-PR-CAO||262,960||40.33||34||100|
|Enrique Peralta Azurdia||National Liberation Movement||221,223||33.93||0||0|
|Ricardo Peralta Méndez||DCG-PRA||167,890||25.75||-||-|
|National Liberation Movement||20||+4|
|Institutional Democratic Party||17||+3|
|Guatemalan Christian Democracy||7||-|
|Central Aranista Organization||3||-3|
- Villagrán Kramer, Francisco. Biografía política de Guatemala: años de guerra y años de paz. FLACSO-Guatemala, 2004.
- Political handbook of the world 1978. New York, 1979.