For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for 1880 Argentine presidential election.

1880 Argentine presidential election

1880 Argentine general election

← 1874 11 April 1880 1886 →

228 members of the Electoral College
115 votes needed to win
 
Nominee Julio Argentino Roca Carlos Tejedor
Party National Autonomist Party Independent
Running mate Francisco Bernabé Madero Saturnino María Laspiur
Electoral vote 155 70
Percentage 69% 31%

Most voted party by province.

President before election

Nicolás Avellaneda
National Autonomist Party

Elected President

Julio Argentino Roca
National Autonomist Party

The Argentine presidential election of 1880 was held on 11 April to choose the president of Argentina. Julio Argentino Roca was elected president.

Background

A leader of the Conquest of the Desert, as well as of the suppression of Mitre's 1874 uprising and others, President Avellaneda had decided on General Julio Roca as his successor, early on. Memories of Mitre's defeat did not sit well with Buenos Aires separatists, and this faction nominated the Governor of Buenos Aires Province, Carlos Tejedor. Roca's 11 April 1880, selection by the electoral college was followed by Tejedor's armed insurrection, and though the latter was defeated, Mitre brokered negotiations between Tejedor's separatists and the national government. These negotiations eventually result in the Federalization of Buenos Aires in September, stabilizing the powerful province's position within Argentina.[1]

Results

Argentine Republic
Population 2,640,000
Voters 52,800
Turnout 2%
Presidential Candidates Party Electoral Votes
Julio Argentino Roca National Autonomist Party 155
Carlos Tejedor Independent 70
Total voters 225
Did not vote 3
Total 228
Vice Presidential Candidates Party Electoral Votes
Francisco Bernabé Madero National Autonomist Party 151
Saturnino María Laspiur Independent 70
Bernardo de Irigoyen Independent 3
Total voters 224
Did not vote 4
Total 228

Notes

  1. ^ Todo Argentina: 1880 Archived 2018-06-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)

References

  • "Cámara de Senadores - Sesión de 1880". Diario de Sesiones del Honorable Senado de la Nacion. Buenos Aires: El Nacional: 423. 1880.
  • Duhalde, Eduardo Luis (2007). Acción Parlamentaria de John William Cooke. Buenos Aires: Colihue. p. 232. ISBN 978-950-563-460-6.
  • Lorenzo, Celso Ramón (1999). Manual de Historia Constitucional Argentina, Volumen 3. Rosario: Editorial Juris. p. 10. ISBN 950-817-111-1.
  • "Historia Electoral Argentina (1912-2007), p. 58" (PDF). www.mininterior.gov.ar. Ministry of the Interior. December 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
1880 Argentine presidential election
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?