Uruguayan general election, 1971

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General elections were held in Uruguay on 28 November 1971, alongside a double referendum.[1] The result was a victory for the Colorado Party, which won the most seats in the Chamber of Deputies and received the most votes in the presidential election.



Party Candidates Votes %
Colorado PartyJuan María Bordaberry - Jorge Sapelli379,51522.8
Jorge Batlle Ibáñez - Renán Rodríguez242,80414.6
Amílcar Vasconcellos - Manuel Flores Mora48,8442.9
Juan Luis Pintos - Torialli5,4020.3
Juan Pedro Ribas - Gorlero4,0250.2
al lema6040.0
National PartyWilson Ferreira Aldunate - Carlos Julio Pereyra439,64926.4
Mario Aguerrondo - Alberto Héber Usher228,56913.7
al lema2110.0
Broad FrontLíber Seregni - Juan José Crottogini304,27518.3
Christian Radical UnionPérez del Castillo - Saralegui8,8440.5
Party of Retirees and PensionersVázquez - Rodríguez2880.0
Justice MovementEspínola - Álvarez Varela2410.0
Youth Party for Oriental DevelopmentSuárez - Irujo de Grendene250.0
Invalid/blank votes
Registered voters/turnout1,878,132
Source: Nohlen

General Assembly

Party Votes % Chamber of Deputies Senate
Seats +/– Seats +/–
Colorado Party681,62441.041–913–3
National Party668,82240.240–112–1
Broad Front304,27518.318+165+4
Christian Radical Union8,8440.50New0New
Party of Retirees and Pensioners2880.000
Justice Movement2410.000
Youth Party for Oriental Development250.000
Invalid/blank votes61,930
Registered voters/turnout1,878,13291.9
Source: Nohlen


  1. Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p494 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3

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