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Encyclopedia > Philippine general election, 1957
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Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 12, 1957 in the Philippines. Incumbent President Carlos P. Garcia won his opportunity to get a full term as President of the Philippines after the untimely death of President Ramon Magsaysay. His running mate, Senator Jose Laurel Jr. lost to Senator Diosdado Macapagal. This was the first time in Philippine electoral history where both president and vice president came from different parties. November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Polestico Garcia (November 4, 1896–June 14, 1971) was the 8th president of the Philippines (1957-1961). ... Seal of the President of the Philippines The President of the Philippines is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Seal of the President of the Philippines The President of the Philippines is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Ramón Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 - March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... Diosdado Macapagal Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910–April 21, 1997) was the 9th President of the Philippines. ...

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Results

For president

Candidate Party Votes %
Carlos P. Garcia Nacionalista Party 2,072,257 41.3%
Jose Yulo Liberal Party 1,386,829 27.6%
Manuel Manahan Progressive Party of the Philippines 1,049,420 20.9%
Claro M. Recto Nationalist-Citizens Party 429,226 8.6%
Antonio Quirino Liberal Party (Quirino Wing) 60,328 1.2%
Valentin Santos Lapiang Malaya 21,674 0.4%
Alfredo Abcede Federal Party 470

Carlos Polestico Garcia (November 4, 1896–June 14, 1971) was the 8th president of the Philippines (1957-1961). ... Nacionalista Party is a Spanish term for a Nationalist Party. ... The Liberal Party is a liberal party in the Philippines, founded in 1945 by a breakaway from the Nacionalista Party. ... Claro M. Recto (February 8, 1890 October 2, 1960), was a politician in the Philippines. ... The Liberal Party is a liberal party in the Philippines, founded in 1945 by a breakaway from the Nacionalista Party. ...

For vice-president

Candidate Party Votes %
Diosdado Macapagal Liberal Party 2,189,197 46.55%
Jose Laurel Jr. Nacionalista Party 1,783,012 37.91%
Vicente Araneta Progressive Party of the Philippines 375,090 7.97%
Lorenzo Tañada Nationalist Citizens’ Party 344,685 7.32%
Restituto Fresto Lapiang Malaya 10,494 0.22%

Diosdado Macapagal Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910–April 21, 1997) was the 9th President of the Philippines. ... The Liberal Party is a liberal party in the Philippines, founded in 1945 by a breakaway from the Nacionalista Party. ... Nacionalista Party is a Spanish term for a Nationalist Party. ...

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