Presidential elections were held in Panama on 2 August 1920.
On 30 January 1920 President Belisario Porras Barahona resigned to stand for election in August. "Convinced that the ballot would be rigged, supporters of his opponent, Ciro Luis Urriola, repeatedly petitioned for U.S. supervision, only to be told the answer was no. Faced with this political death sentence, Ciro Urriola pulled out".
|Belisario Porras Barahona||Porrista Liberal Party||18,472|
|Ciro Luis Urriola||Chiarista Liberal Party|
|Source: Escritas Históricos de Panamá|
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