1936 Puerto Rican general election Article

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General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 3 November 1936. [1] Voter turnout was 71.9%. [2]

Santiago Iglesias Pantín of the Coalition was elected Resident Commissioner with 54% of the vote. [3][ self-published source?]

Results

Resident commissioner

Candidate Party Votes %
Santiago Iglesias Coalition 297,033 54.05
JA López-Antongiorgi Liberal Party 252,467 45.95
Total 549,500 100
Registered voters/turnout 764,602 71.86
Source: Nolla, Nohlen

Senate

At-large Senators

Candidate Party Votes % Notes
Bolívar Pagán Socialist Party 143,653 26.46 Elected
Antonio Rafael Barceló Liberal Party 89,202 16.43 Elected
María de Pérez Almiroty Liberal Party 83,715 15.42 Elected
Alfonso Lastra Charriez Liberal Party 79,105 14.57 Elected
Rafael Martínez Nadal Republican Union 68,854 12.68 Elected
Blas Herrero Republican Union 42,676 7.86
Ricarda López de Ramos Casellas Republican Union 35,629 6.56
Independents 14 0.00
Total 542,848 100
Registered voters/turnout 764,602 71.00
Source: Nolla

District Senators

Party Votes % Votes % Seats
Coalition 297,157 54.10 297,034 54.09
Liberal Party 252,158 45.90 52,126 45.91
Total 549,315 100 549,160 100
Registered voters/turnout 764,602 71.84 764,602 71.82
Source: Nolla, Nohlen

House of Representatives

At-large Representatives

Candidate Party Votes % Notes
Rafael Alonso Torres Socialist Party 144,002 26.23 Elected
Rodolfo Ramírez Pabón Liberal Party 128,686 23.44 Elected
Félix Ochoteco Junior Liberal Party 122,204 22.26 Elected
Miguel A. García Méndez Republican Union 83,697 15.25 Elected
Blas Herrero Republican Union 70,395 12.82
Independents 9 0.00
Total 548,993 100
Registered voters/turnout 764,602 71.80
Source: Nolla

District Representatives

Party Votes % Seats
Coalition 297,126 54.09
Liberal Party 252,185 54.91
Total 549,311 100
Registered voters/turnout 764,602 71.84
Source: Nolla, Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook: Volume I, Oxford University Press, p552
  2. ^ Nohlen, p553
  3. ^ Juan José Nolla Acosta (2010) Puerto Rico Election Statistics: 1899-2008, Lulu.com, p57