1969 San Marino general election

General elections were held in San Marino on 7 September 1969.[1] The Sammarinese Christian Democratic Party remained the largest party, winning 27 of the 60 seats in the Grand and General Council,[2] and continued their coalition with the Independent Democratic Socialist Party, together holding 38 of the 60 seats.[3] The Christian Democratic Party had flown in 400 supporters from the United States to vote for them.[3]

1969 San Marino general election
San Marino
← 1964 7 September 1969 1974 →

All 60 seats in the Grand and General Council
31 seats needed for a majority
Turnout79.47% (Decrease4.52pp)
Party % Seats +/–

44.02 27 −2

22.77 14 0

17.95 11 +1

11.91 7 +1

2.11 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.

Electoral system edit

Voters had to be citizens of San Marino and at least 24 years old.

Results edit

The new Communist Party (Marxist–Leninist) of San Marino failed to win a seat, the first time a party contesting a Sammarinese election had failed to gain parliamentary representation.

Sammarinese Christian Democratic Party5,70844.0227–2
Sammarinese Communist Party2,95222.77140
Sammarinese Independent Democratic Socialist Party2,32817.9511+1
Sammarinese Socialist Party1,54411.917+1
Movement for Constitutional Freedoms2732.1110
Communist Party (Marxist–Leninist) of San Marino1611.240New
Valid votes12,96697.58
Invalid/blank votes3212.42
Total votes13,287100.00
Registered voters/turnout16,72079.47
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References edit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1678 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1691
  3. ^ a b "News in Brief" The Times, 9 September 1969, p5, issue 57660