1928 Honduran general election

General elections were held in Honduras on 28 October 1928. Vicente Mejía Colindres of the Liberal Party was re-elected as president, becoming the first incumbent to be re-elected in peaceful and contested elections.[1]

Results Edit

President Edit

Vicente Mejía ColindresLiberal Party62,31956.62
Tiburcio Carías AndinoNational Party47,74543.38
Source: Nohlen

Congress Edit

National Party26–10
Liberal Party21+15
Source: Political Handbook of the World[2]

References Edit

  1. ^ Victor Bulmer-Thomas (1991) Central America since independence, p195
  2. ^ Political Handbook of the World 1929, p88

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