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.
|Ramon Magsaysay||Nacionalista Party (Nationalist Party)||2,912,992||68.90%|
|Elpidio Quirino||Liberal Party||1,313,991||31.08%|