1953 Philippine general election

Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 10, 1953 in the Philippines. Incumbent President Elpidio Quirino lost his opportunity to get a second full term as President of the Philippines to former Defense Secretary Ramon Magsaysay. His running mate, Senator Jose Yulo lost to Senator Carlos P. Garcia. Vice President Fernando Lopez did not run for re-election. This was the first time that an elected president did not come from the Senate.



e • d Summary of the November 10, 1953 Philippine presidential election results
Candidates Parties Votes %
Ramon Magsaysay Nacionalista Party (Nationalist Party) 2,912,992 68.90%
Elpidio Quirino Liberal Party 1,313,991 31.08%
Gaudencio Bueno Independent 736 0.02%
Total 4,227,719 100%
Valid votes 4,227,719 97.7%
Invalid votes 98,987 2.3%
Votes cast 4,326,706 77.2%
Totals 5,603,231


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