1964 Puerto Rican general election Article

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Puerto Rican general election, 1964

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  Gobernador de Puerto Rico Roberto Sánchez Vilella en el año 1958.jpg Luis A. Ferré.jpg
Nominee Roberto Sánchez Vilella Luis A. Ferré
Party Popular Democratic Republican Statehood
Popular vote 492,531 288,504
Percentage 59.24% 34.70%

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Election results map. Red denotes municipalities won by Vilella.

Governor before election

Luis Muñoz Marín
Popular Democratic

Elected Governor

Roberto Sánchez Vilella
Popular Democratic

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politics and government of
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General elections were held in Puerto Rico on 3 November 1964. [1] Roberto Sánchez Vilella of the Popular Democratic Party was elected Governor, whilst the PPD also won a majority of the vote in the House of Representatives elections. Voter turnout was 83.8%. [2] [3]

Results

Governor

Candidate Party Votes %
Roberto Sánchez Vilella Popular Democratic Party 492,531 59.2
Luis A. Ferré Republican Statehood Party 288,504 34.7
Francisco González Baena Christian Action Party 27,076 3.3
Gilberto Concepción de Gracia Puerto Rican Independence Party 23,340 2.8
Invalid/blank votes 8,227
Total 839,678 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,002,000 83.8
Source: Nohlen

House of Representatives

Party Votes % Seats
Popular Democratic Party 59.4
Republican Union 34.6
AC 3.3
Puerto Rican Independence Party 2.7
Invalid/blank votes
Total 839,678 100
Registered voters/turnout 1,002,000 83.8
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p552 ISBN  978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p558
  3. ^ Nohlen, p563