Italian presidential election, 1962

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Italian presidential election, 1962

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854 voters
570 or 428 votes needed to win

  Antonio Segni Official.jpg Giuseppe Saragat.jpg
Nominee Antonio Segni Giuseppe Saragat
Party Christian Democracy Social Democratic Party
Electoral vote 443 334
Percentage 51.9% 39.1%

President before election

Giovanni Gronchi
Christian Democracy

Elected President

Antonio Segni
Christian Democracy

The Italian presidential election of 1962 was held in Italy on 2 – 6 May 1962. Only members of Parliament are entitled to vote. As head of state of the Italian Republic, the President has a role of representation of national unity and guarantees that Italian politics comply with the Italian Constitution, in the framework of a parliamentary system.

At ninth round of voting, former Prime Minister Antonio Segni was elected President with 443 votes out of 854.

Candidates

Ballots

Candidate 1° Round 2° Round 3° Round 4° Round 5° Round 6° Round 7° Round 8° Round 9° Round
Antonio Segni 333 340 341 354 396 399 389 424 443
Umberto Terracini 200 196 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Sandro Pertini 120 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Augusto De Marsanich 46 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Giuseppe Saragat 42 92 299 321 321 314 332 337 334
Giovanni Gronchi 20 32 44 45 43 43 29 20 --
Attilio Piccioni 12 41 51 40 28 17 -- -- --
Paolo Rossi 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Achille Lauro -- 38 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Cesare Merzagora -- 12 13 11 14 18 12 -- --
Calogero Volpe -- -- 37 -- -- -- -- -- --
Orazio Condorelli -- -- -- 38 -- -- -- -- --
Other candidates 8 15 11 8 3 4 15 17 13
Blank papers 43 65 46 26 35 46 58 45 51
Invalid papers -- -- -- -- 1 -- 5 -- 1
Voting 834 831 842 843 841 841 840 843 842
Present 834 831 842 843 841 842 840 843 842
Source: Parliament of Italy
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