1859 Costa Rican general election

The Costa Rican elections of 1859 allowed the re-election for the third time of Juan Rafael Mora Porras, hero of the Filibuster War. However, Mora would not finish his term because he would be overthrown by his political opponents on August 14 of that same year.[2]

1859 Costa Rican general election
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Nominee Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Party Liberal
Percentage 92%

President before election

Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Liberal

Elected President

Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Liberal

The 1859 Constitution in force at that time only allowed men over 25 years old and owners of a property valued at least 200 pesos to cast the vote.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones de Costa Rica (2008). "Historia de las elecciones presidenciales 1824-2006" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2018-12-19. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Molina, Iván. "Elecciones y democracia en Costa Rica, 1885-1913" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-05-02. Retrieved 2018-12-19. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)